[WAR OFFICE TOPICAL BUDGET NO. 338-1]
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Newsreel item on the state opening of Parliament by King George V, London, 7th February 1918.
The King and Queen, in an open landau, drive out of the gates of Buckingham Palace. Their escort is composed of mounted troops of all the Imperial forces: British, Indian and Australian horsemen leading, with New Zealand, South African, Newfoundland, British West Indian and Canadian horsemen as rear escort. The procession enters through the gates of the Palace of Westminster. Sir Francis Lloyd, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and Lord Derby are seen arriving in turn by car for the opening of "The Chevrons Club" for petty officers and non-commissioned officers. The front of the club is shown.
(From IWM catalogue, IWM 663a)
Reference number F246481
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Series WAR OFFICE TOPICAL BUDGET
Place of Production UNITED KINGDOM
Production company Department of Information, War Office Cinema Committee, Topical Film Company