• Short Summary

    Coronation preparations in Britain's cities.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "THE STAGE IS SET".

    Various, across the Country.

    Close up shot of the map of the world with lines pointing to London - whole world is coming for the Coronation. Air shot of large ships in docks. More ships coming. Several shots of the troops marching through crowded streets - Coronation Contingents arriving. Close up shot of Mr MacKenzie King, Prime Minister of Canada on his arrival. Several shots of the troops from Canada, New Zealand, India, South Africa etc.

    Various shots of the streets heavily decorated with flags, ribbons and flowers. Several shots showing white military tents in London's parks. More shots of the heavily decorated streets of London with people browsing around.

    Several air shots of the river Thames showing Tower Bridge, warships and small barges.

    Several shots of the people decorating the streets of Edinburgh, Scotland. Various shots of the heavily decorated streets of Edinburgh, Glasgow, Newcastle, Manchester, Liverpool, Birmingham, etc.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    921.04
    Media URN:
    13508
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/05/1937
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:27:00 / 01:19:39:00
    Canister:
    37/37

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