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  • Short Summary

    King George V & Queen Mary's Silver Wedding Anniversary, 1918

  • Description

    Their Majesties Silver Wedding - King George V and Queen Mary, 1918.

    London.

    Shot of street; looks like Prince of Wales in FG on horse; with other man; waiting. 6-horse team pulls coach of King & Queen up; stops (religious officials; etc. across st.) This coach in procession drives past crowds (the princes ride along side); followed by a group of soldiers riding. DS same. Royal Coach stopping; with guards in FG standing still.

    Cut to CU of Queen getting into coach; then King; then Prince of Wales? Servant puts in blanket. Coachmen climb up in back; give signal; coach rolls forward. King & others walk toward cam; past line of soldiers. Side view of royal coach with King; Queen; Prince sitting. Army rifle drill - with sergeant in FG; looking along row - Sgt. shouts orders; they raise rifles.

    Ceremony; pomp; tradition; Royalty.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1940.48
    Media URN:
    73889
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:15:00 / 01:49:06:00
    Canister:
    ON 176 A

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