This film was produced by members of Leeds Camera Club as a document of the Coronation Celebrations held in Leeds in 1953. The city was covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration, and included in the film is extensive footage of Leeds city centre during this celebration time.
This reel of film consists of a number of different films from varying years and film stocks. The films included in this reel are in the following order:
Made by Betty and Cyril Ramsden, this film documents the preparations which took place for the Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation Celebrations in Leeds. The city has been covered in colourful and ornate decorations for the celebration.
Made by members of the Halifax Cine Club, this film documents the opening of the Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity in 1954. It includes footage of King Peter II of Yugoslavia as well as both interior and exterior footage of the church.
A film made by local filmmaker Ernest Taylor, of the Huddersfield Cine Club, about a visit to Huddersfield by Princess Elizabeth and the Duke of Edinburgh in July 1949.