• Short Summary

    Crowds gather to pay their respects to the dead King.

  • Description

    Westminster Hall, London, England

    Following the death of King George VI -

    SV. Lamp outside Palace of Westminster. MV. Queue waiting outside Westminster Hall. SV. Light over Great Door of Hall. CU. Policemen on duty at door of Hall. LV. Man clearing away snow, pan to G.V. of queue. CU. man drinking. SV. People walking along to join queue.

    Vs. Huge crowds queuing outside Hall. LV. Pan, queue along Embankment to Houses of Parliament. CU. black man in queue. MV. Queue waiting as doors are opened. SV. Pan, queue shuffling forward. CU. Big Ben showing 8.10. GV. Elevated, queue lining Millbank pan to Houses of Parliament. GV. Crowds filing past catafalque. SCU. Wreath, Imperial crown and orb on top of coffin. GV. People filing past coffin. SV. People descending stairs. MV. People filing past coffin. SCU. Flowers and flag at base of catafalque. MV. Officers of the Household Cavalry slow marching across to change guard. SCU. Officer on guard. MV. Guard being changed. CU. Stained glass window. LV. Gentlemen at Arms changing Guard. SV. Towards, nurses filing past coffin. GV. People filing past coffin. SCU. Wreath, crown and orb on top of coffin.


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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:36:00 / 01:44:36:00

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