Royal destiny

United Kingdom, 1952

Film
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A selection of newsreel shots highlighting the main events in the life of Queen Elizabeth II. Includes the Coronation of George VI; the return of the King from Canada in 1939; childhood scenes of Queen Elizabeth, war-time duty with the ATS; engagement and marriage to Philip Mountbatten; the Royal Canadian tour; departure on projected tour of Australia; return to London on the death of the King; the funeral of George VI; Trooping the Color; Royal Film Performance and the opening of Parliament.

Credits

production company

British Movietone News

Language

English

Duration

00:15:00:00

Colour

Black and White

ACMI Identifier

28071

Subject categories

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - United States

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Heads of state

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Visits of state

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

History → Coronations

History → Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-

History → George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952

History → Great Britain - History - 20th century

History → Heads of state

History → History

History → Monarchy - Great Britain

History → Philip, Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1921-

History → Visits of state

People → Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-

People → George VI, King of Great Britain, 1895-1952

People → Philip, Prince, consort of Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1921-

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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