• Short Summary

    Her Majesty makes traditional gifts of money at Eastertime

  • Description

    Westminster Abbey, London, England

    Queen Elizabeth II distributes Maundy money at Westminster Abbey - her first public engagement as Queen and first time since Good Queen Bess that a reigning Queen has personally distributed Maundy Money.

    GV. Royal car arriving outside Abbey (first 7 for super) SV. Queen Elizabeth II stepping from car. LV. Crowd. SV. Towards and pan, Queen followed by Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh walking towards West Door of Abbey where she is greeted by clergy and Dean of Westminster. CU. Bouquet held by one of the Clergy. SV. Queen shaking hands with clergy. Dean Shakes hands with Philip Pan as Dean escorts Queen to Abbey. LV. Crowd waiting. Angle shot, Abbey. SCU. Hand holding Maundy money pan up to two schoolgirls with bouquets CU. Hand holding Maundy money. SV. Hand holding money. pan up to boy scout Michael Williams. holding bouquet. SV. Crowd around Mr, and Mrs. Irons. CU. Mrs. Alice Irons pan to husband Bill. CU. Mrs. Irons holding Maundy money, pan up. LV. Towards, Queen escorted by Clergy walking past guard of Honour.
    CU. Pan Queen. LV. People rushing towards Abbey. SV. Pan, Queen and Duke leaving in car.
    (Orig. Rota Lav.) (Orig. "I")

    Other records exist for this story - see Selected Originals

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2.30
    Media URN:
    26666
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/04/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:25:00 / 01:37:58:00
    Canister:
    52/32

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment