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ROYAL: Wedding of HRH Princess Elizabeth and Philip Mountbatten at Westminster Abbey

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The Royal Wedding of Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) to Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten (future Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh), at Westminster Abbey on 20th November 1947.

Category:Royalty
Reference:GB 27834
Tape:LV216
Timecode:00:10:40:00 - 00:21:02:18
Duration:00:10:22:18
Sound:COMMENTARY
Copyright:GAUMONT BRITISH NEWSREEL (REUTERS)
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Subset:Reuters TV - Gaumont British
Issue:1449
Source:REUTERS (REUTTV RTVGB)
TapeTimecode:10.40 - 20.43
OriginalDate:Released: 24 November 1947
ColourBW:B/W
TapeDuration:902ft 35mm
Country:United Kingdom
Source:DAM
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SLATE INFORMATION The Royal Wedding: Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten Westminster Abbey 20th November 1947

ENGLAND: London: The Mall:
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SLATE INFORMATION The Royal Wedding: Her Royal Highness Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Philip Mountbatten Westminster Abbey 20th November 1947

ENGLAND: London: The Mall:
Crowds of onlookers gathered outside Buckingham Palace gates for Royal Wedding
Princess Elizabeth (future Queen Elizabeth II) in ceremonial coach driven along at head of wedding procession
Queen Mary (Mary of Teck, Queen Consort of George V) out of doorway, into car, car driven along

Kensington Palace:
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (wearing military uniform) out of doorway, chatting to unidentified officials then going back inside
Philip along to enter car to begin journey to Westminster Abbey, car driven along

The Mall:
King George V and Princess Elizabeth along in Irish State Coach at head of cavalcade leaving Buckingham Palace, escorted by mounted Household Cavalry officers in full dress

Westminster Abbey:
Coach arriving at West Door of Abbey, bells heard ringing
Names of Elizabeth and Philip in the Abbey Register

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Clerics along aisle of Abbey in pageant after the wedding ceremony
Elizabeth and Philip along hand in hand behind official, followed by bridesmaids, Wedding March music heard playing
Various Royal gue...

Clerics along aisle of Abbey in pageant after the wedding ceremony
Elizabeth and Philip along hand in hand behind official, followed by bridesmaids, Wedding March music heard playing
Various Royal guests from around the world along through Abbey, lead by Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon, Consort of King George VI), including King Michael of Romania, King and Queen of Denmark, and King Faisal II of Iraq, Earl Mountbatten

Elizabeth getting into the bridal coach as leaving Abbey, followed by Philip
Coach driven along, Elizabeth waving
Household Cavalry along in procession

Buckingham Palace:
Philip waving from carriage as driven along in wedding procession to Buckingham Palace, past huge crowds of wellwishers
Elizabeth getting out of coach

Huge crowds of onlookers gathered for Royal Wedding
Bride and bridegroom (Elizabeth and Philip) out onto balcony, waving to crowd
Couple joined on balcony by other members of the Royal Family including Queen Mother
Royal Family going back inside
Massive crowd gathered

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Throne Room:
Newlyweds Elizabeth and Philip posing for camera, wedding photocall
Couple posing with bridesmaids and pages (Prince Michael of Kent, Prince William of Gloucester, both wearing kilts)
Pri...

Throne Room:
Newlyweds Elizabeth and Philip posing for camera, wedding photocall
Couple posing with bridesmaids and pages (Prince Michael of Kent, Prince William of Gloucester, both wearing kilts)
Princess Margaret (Sister of Princess Elizabeth) posing in bridesmaid's dress
Queen Mother with King George VI
Queen Mary
Royal Family posing for wedding photocall

Princess Elizabeth (wearing coat and hat) getting into carriage to begin honeymoon journey
Queen Mother and bridesmaids along
Elizabeth and Philip being pelted with rose petals as Philip joins Elizabeth in carriage
Carriage along to begin honeymoon journey

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Elizabeth out of carriage, greeted by unidentified official

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