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Woodford Celebrates the Coronation

A great parade in celebration of the day of Elizabeth II's coronation, complete with a guest appearance from the Prime Minister!

Documentary 1953 2 mins Silent

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This short film opens with a spectacular military band leading a parade through the streets of Woodford. Countless parade floats follow, showcasing various displays and extravagent costumes, proceeding iconic red buses loaded with excited passengers. Even Prime Minister Winston Churchill participates in the celebrations of his consituency. Finally, a military parade draws this short commemoration to a close.

This film is from the collection of Redbridge Museum, Local Studies and Archives, a member of the London's Screen Archives Network.