Summary

Footage Information

Sherman Grinberg
Pathe
38812
SR001073_02_05.mov
6/3/56
Queen Shenandoah XXIX is crowned in Winchester, Virginia, in 1956
Title card: "Apple blossom time in Shenandoah" superimposed upon a woman and children clad in white amid apple trees and blossoms / VS a woman in an white gown and very long train walks through an orchard followed by young children and other gowned women / Queen Shenandoah XXIX with apple blossoms behind her / MS large audience with John Handley High School in the distance / Tilt Lord Mayor of London, Cuthbert Lowell Ackroyd takes crowd from small boy with Laura seated on a throne / CU of gloved hands taking tiara from white cushion and pan right to it being placed on Laura's head / MS the smiling sword bearer William T Boston, London with throne on his right and British flag behind him / Cuthbert kisses a smiling Laura / Pan right of a large audience / Handley High School with audience in foreground / VS marching band in small town approaches camera / Bert Parks waves from an open convertible / a white rectangular float with Princesses on the side and many gowned women waving from atop it / POV seated and standing wave / Laura MacArthur and an attendant wave from a covered carriage
Laura MacArthur, Cuthbert Ackroyd, Bert Parks, William T Boston
United States
Virginia
Winchester

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