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Children’s Coronation

Series

Series Name
Cinegazette

Issue

Issue No.
13
Date Released
1953
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Children’s Coronation

Story

Story No. within this Issue
1 / 1
Summary
NoS synopsis: The transport services made it possible for millions of people to participate in Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation, and this film reveals a little known aspect of their work on that day. As a result of collaboration between London Transport, British Railways and the L.C.C., 30,000 schoolchildren from 1,700 schools in London and the Home Counties were brought to the Victoria Embankment to witness the passing of the Queen’s Procession on its way to the Abbey.
Keywords
Royalty; Celebrations and festivals; Road transport
Written sources
British Film Institute Databases
British Transport Films website   Used for synopsis
Film User   Vol.8 No.97 November 1954, p541.
Credits:
Production Co.
British Transport Films
Sponsor
London Transport Executive

This series is held by:

Film Archive

Name
London’s Transport Museum
Email
simon.murphy@ltmuseum.co.uk
Web
http://www.ltmuseum.co.uk
Phone
020 7379 6344
Fax
020 7565 7254
Address
39 Wellington Street
Covent Garden
London WC2E 7BB
Series held
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Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
For BFI National Archive enquiries:
nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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