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Published on Feb 11, 2011
Episode 3 in the series about the pioneering days of Television Outside Broadcasts in the years after World War Two. Features excerpts from live State and Royal events. Includes contributions from some of those involved.
Extracts of programmes featured in this episode include:
The Coronation Procession of Queen Elizabeth II featuring Sylvia Peters, Berkeley Smith, Max Robertson and Richard Dimbleby -- Tx: 2/6/53.
Televising the Coronation - Tx 12/5/1937.
The Royal Wedding -- Tx: 20/11/47.
Royal Wedding - Princess Margaret and Antony Armstrong-Jones featuring Richard Dimbleby -- Tx: 6/5/60.
Royal Wedding - Princess Alexandra and Angus Ogilvy featuring Richard Dimbleby -- Tx: 24/4/63.
The State Funeral of Winston Churchill featuring Richard Dimbleby -- Tx: 30/1/65.
Investiture of Prince Charles as Prince of Wales -- Tx: 1/7/69.
Transmitted: 4th October 1982
This film footage is from the Archive Collection held and administered by the Alexandra Palace Television Society.
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