Reel

Coronation of King George VI

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Audio:
Location:
428550_1_1
Yes
London, England, Europe
Year Shot:
Video:
Timecode:
1937  (Actual Year)
B/W
00:10:58 - 00:12:25
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Original Film:
HD:
1700
035-058-05
N/A
Coronation of King George VI King George VI was crowned King of England in colorful, traditional rites and was cheered to the echo as he rode through the streets of London after his coronation. He posed for formal pictures along with his his family, including a little girl -- the future Queen Elizabeth II. Beautiful scenes of gilded carriage. CU of idle crowd, policemen barricade. Carriage entering palace. Indian soldiers, wearing medals. King and Queen walk onto balcony, wearing crowns. Royal family posing for a formal portrait. King and Queen wearing royal attire, with daughters Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret. Queen mother Mary. King and Queen seated on thrones, holding sceptre and orb?