CORONATION NEWSREEL

A Coronation Day procession passes the New Town Hall in Lewis Street, Stranraer. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Wigtownshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Local government
  • Military

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CORONATION NEWSREEL

Reference number: 0532

Date: 1953

Director: filmed by personnel of RAF West Freugh

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.00 mins

Description: Procession by various armed forces through the streets of Stranraer to celebrate the coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II.

Credits: Filmed by personnel of RAF West Freugh and presented to the Royal Burgh of Stranraer by RAF West Freugh

Shotlist: Credits (0.06); Shots of procession by various armed forces led by a pipe band through the streets of Stranraer. Shots of the crowd and of streets decorated with flags and bunting. Cadets, veterans and youth organisations (1.32); Civic officials in regalia conduct ceremonial in the town centre. Provost reads declaration, flag is unfurled. March past. (4.29); Group of RAF officers at ease (4.32)