CORONATION; ELLON CELEBRATION

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CORONATION; ELLON CELEBRATION

Reference number: 5759

Date: 1953*

Production company: Peak Films

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.04 mins

Description: Coronation of Queen in 1953 intercut with local celebration in Ellon.

Shotlist: [shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

A Peak Film Production Special Release World Copyright Reserved - The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, the colourful procession thrills the huge crowds (0.13) gvs Buckingham Palace and crowd lined streets (0.44) Her Majesty accompanied by Prince Philip leaves Buckingham Palace for the historic drive to Westminster Abbey cameras follow route (1.57) The Royal Cavalcade arrives at Westminster Abbey (2.20) A Queen is Crowned stills from inside Westminster Abbey (2.25) The Cavalcade sweeps from Piccadily into Hyde Park cameras follow carriage and parade of Colonial troops including Scots Guards (5.01) The Glorious Drive is now almost concluded (5.22) Her Majesty Shares Her Joy With Her Loyal Subjects Royal family on balcony waving at crowd (6.11) man driving large lorry out of garage; dog performing tricks in front of a suburban house; owners (7.02) The Coronation of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (title as before) Ellon people celebrating Coronation. Boy on Penny Farthing with 'L' plate and Union Jack flags. Floats decorated in bunting, carrying Britannia, and advertising local goods, lumber etc. (7.54) Pipe band marching past camera up main street, children running alongside; shots of crowd along route. Band inspected by unid. female dignitary (9.49)