• Short Summary

    Traditional pageantry surrounds the State Opening of Parliament by King George VI.

  • Description

    London. The State Opening of Parliament.

    MS the State Coach with King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) leaving the palace in procession and driving along the Mall followed by Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) in her coach. She attended the opening of parliament for the first time.

    MS Princess Elizabeth waves from coach as it passes.

    MS as the King's coach arrives at the Palace of Westminster (House of Parliament).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1195.16
    Media URN:
    41278
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/10/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:12:00 / 01:37:02:00
    Canister:
    47/85

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