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    Full title reads: "THE SILVER WEDDING".


    General view of Tower of London. Officer, pan to gun firing salute. Gun firing. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) leaving Palace in state landau. Close up shot of Royal carriage moving slowly out of gate of Buckingham Palace, pan around memorial. Procession going up the Mall. Long shot, from Admiralty Arch, procession coming up Mall. Several shots of procession moving through Admiralty Arch. Close up shot of a woman in crowd waving. Carriage moving along Strand, stops at Temple Bar where Lord Mayor hands up sword to King in carriage. Close up shot of the King and Queen in carriage. Top view, panning shot of royal carriage moving away towards Ludgate Hill. Back view, procession under Ludgate Bridge, St. Paul's Cathedral in background. Close up shot of a woman in crowd waving.

    Carriage arriving at foot of St. Paul's steps. Life guardsmen. Several shots of the Lord Mayor leading King and Queen up steps. London and St. Paul's in background. Close up shot of beefeater with pike. Crowd cheering. Group of small children. Close up shot of a little girl swinging arms about.

    Several shots of the King and Queen leaving St. Paul's. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, Princesses Elizabeth (later the Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret at top of steps. Several shots of the King and Queen sitting in carriage waiting to move away, Queen smiling. Carriage moves away from St. Paul's. Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth leaving. Queen Mary walks down steps holding hands with the Earl of Athlone. Several shots of Princess Marina, Duchess of Kent with children Prince Michael, Prince Edward and Princess Alexandra, down steps.

    Angle shot of Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester and Duchess of Gloucester with son Prince William walking down steps. Mr Herbert Morrison and several other politicians outside St. Paul's. Ernest Bevin. Close up shot of Mr and Mrs Clement Attlee. Close up shot of Mr Winston Churchill with wife.

    Long shot, from roof of Buckingham Palace, of procession moving round Victoria memorial. King and Queen waving from carriage. Top view, procession nearing gates. Panning shot of the carriage moving through gates of Palace into courtyard. Back view household cavalry entering forecourt. Several shots of massed crowds surging forward to gates. King and Queen waving from balcony of the Palace. Panning shot of the crowd surging forward. King and Queen, Duke of Gloucester, Princess Margaret and Queen Mary on balcony. Crowds cheering. Royal family. King and Queen celebrate their Silver Wedding anniversary.

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    British Pathé
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    Available on request
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:03:00 / 01:16:52:00
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    Sport & Leisure Religion & Politics Historical Figures & Celebrities
    uk The Royal Weddings Collection Royal Weddings RoyalFamily Royal Silver Wedding 1948 Prince William The British Royal Family George VI
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