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Reference number: 9254

Date: 1953

Director: filmed by Donald Stewart

Sound: silent

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.17 mins

Description: Amateur footage of Queen Elizabeth II's coronation celebrations in Edzell and a children's bus trip to St. Andrews outdoor pool.

For other films in this collection see also refs. 9255, 9256 and 9257

Shotlist: [BW] Shop fronts for Edzell Post Office, Housing Association and Radio Depot, brief shot of main street, decked in bunting (0.19) brief view of church, playground, three women exiting the church (0.40) [underexposed] brief ints church hall with people watching television screen, followed by television broadcast coronation of Queen Elizabeth II [filmed off the television] (1.40) congregation, including school girls wearing uniforms walking out of church (1.49) [COL] gvs coronation decorations on ext. Central Hotel, shop fronts, houses (2.23) [underexposed] bonfire and crowds (2.54) decorated house with Queen and Duke of Edinburgh's photographs in the windows (3.04) exts decorated buildings, including houses and Royal Air Force base (?) (3.44) gvs parade including RAF pipe band, Land Rover with Gala Queen riding in it and panning shot of crowds (4.30) children's parade, including fancy dress, tricycles and plenty of Union flags (5.37) [BW] ints woman playing the piano and girls performing Scottish country dancing (6.00) gvs children enjoying outdoor swimming pool, St. Andrews (7.07) children boarding bus (7.17)