• Short Summary

    Police urges public to issue a free map with all the information about Coronation.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE CORONATION - Have you obtained the free map which shows you how to get there?"

    London.

    Close up shot of a paper reading 'Coronation Arrangements - Wednesday May 12 1937". This is the front page of the map issued by Scotland Yard, aiming to inform the public about the route of the Coronation Procession, Coronation traffic signs explanations and other arrangements. Commissioner of Police, Sir Philip Game seated at table with several other men. He starts talking (natural sound) - urging people to issue their free maps and behave accordingly on the Coronation day to make it incidents free. As he talks, a selection of shots is shown to demonstrate his point - crowded streets, crowds, police, the map, Coronation traffic signs etc.

    Sir P. Game talk - This section must never be reissued. - this statement found in the old record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    917.11
    Media URN:
    13477
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    22/04/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:42:00 / 01:33:52:00
    Canister:
    37/32

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