In Memoriam London’s Last Farewell to King George V

1936 , Parliament Street, London (Other)

Progress of the funeral procession of King George V along Parliament Street and Whitehall.

Scenes of the preparations in Parliament Street and Whitehall an hour before the funeral procession and the procession itself filmed from an upper storey window in Parliament Street. Shots include: preparations in Parliament Square hour before funeral; military bands forming ranks in Parliament Street; empty carriages for the funeral cortege crossing Parliament Square; the beginning of the procession, bands play and move off towards the Cenotaph, coffin followed by dignitaries on foot and carriages enter Parliament Street; progress of the procession passed the Cenotaph. The shots of the funeral procession include King Edward VIII [Duke of Windsor] and carriage with Queen Mary and her sister. The shots of the preparations and procession also include shots of the crowds in Parliament Street and Whitehall.

Featured Buildings

Westminster Abbey Supreme Court Parliament Square 100 Parliament Street Cenotaph

Featured Events

State funeral of King George V

Keywords

Amateur film; Women’s film-making; State funeral; Royal family; King George V; Crowds

Intertitles

Seen from a window in Parliament Street by Eustace & Eunice Alliott An hour before the start the procession was already forming. The Royal carriages cross Parliament Square on their way to Westminster Hall. At 9.45 AM. The End.

Manifestations

In Memoriam London’s Last Farewell to King George V

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