STK-ID 7431

London Scenes: shot down street of crane, workmen putting up decorations. Shot of platoon of plumed horsemen appearing, moving towards and past camera. TILT UP to men suspended from crane, working on decoration. Three vertical LASs of workmen, crane boom, post with crowns at top. Various shots of workmen setting up skeleton of elaborate arches. Shot of gate to Buckingham Palace, royal coach approaching. Various shots of mounted soldiers, Buckingham Palace in background, of coach leaving followed by escort. Shot of two-decker buses rolling by, Westminster Abbey in background. PAN of preparations for ceremonies, scaffolding, to side view of part of Westminster Abbey. Vertical LAS of Westminster Abbey façade, TILT DOWN to base, framework in foreground, sign for tourists. MLS of Westminster Abbey, scaffoldings in foreground. Two-shot of children feeding pigeons perched on their hands.


Excerpt from
Confederation Buildings / London Scenes
London (England)
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, Video HI 8
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w, 35mm fine grain b&w
Aspect ratio