• Short Summary

    The Stone of Scone returns to Westminster Abbey after missing for several months.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "'The Stone' Returns".

    London and Arbroath, Scotland.

    GV. Exterior of Westminster Abbey, & SV. LV. Man looking at Coronation chair inside the Abbey. CU. Man pointing to where the Stone of Scone used to be and up to broken corner of seat. CU. Broken corner of seat.

    SV. Stone of Scone in Arbroath Abbey, Scotland, & CU. SV. Notice 'Welcome to Arbroath'. GV. Exterior, Arbroath Abbey. SV. Ruins of Abbey. SV. Angle shot ruins of Abbey. GV. Exterior of Abbey. SV. Towards, councillors Thornton and Gardner walking outside Abbey. CU. Councillors Thornton and Gardner, Thornton talks. He says: "We are approached, Mr Gardner and I, to act as intermediaries to facilitate the return of the Stone of Destiny to the Scottish people and to their King. To that end we acted and in a passive capacity and helped without question the people who approached us."

    GV. Through gateway, interior of Abbey. CU. Custodian of Abbey, Mr Wishart. LV. Abbey custodian walking back to hut. SV. Ruins of Arbroath Abbey. GV. Exterior of Abbey.

    SV. Spires of Westminster Abbey. SV. Coronation chair. SV. Stone of Scone, & CU.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel. May be dupe of item from 51/31.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2741.23
    Media URN:
    80746
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/04/1951
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:39:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:30:00 / 01:33:09:00
    Canister:
    51/31 / UNI GAZ ROLL 51

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