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A Queen Is Crowned

(1953)

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| Film | United Kingdom | Colour | Documentary, History | 1h 22min |
U
| Stars: Laurence Olivier, Queen Elizabeth II, Prince Philip

Laurence Olivier narrates the film of Elizabeth II’s 1953 coronation in Westminster Abbey

Cast

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British actor, Laurence Olivier, with a small moustache wears a dark suit and herringbone tie
Himself – Narrator
Queen Elizabeth II
Herself
Prince Philip
Himself – Duke of Edinburgh
Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother
Herself – The Queen Mother
King Charles III
Himself – Prince Charles of Edinburgh
Duke of Gloucester
Himself
Louis Mountbatten
Himself
Edward Windsor
Himself
Bernard Fitzalan-Howard 16th Duke of Norfolk
Himself
Basil Brooke 1st Viscount Brookeborough
Himself
Godfrey Huggins
Himself
Dudley Shelton Senanayake
Himself
Muhammad Ali Bogra
Himself
Jawaharlal Nehru
Himself
D F Malan
Himself
Sidney George Holland
Himself
Robert Gordon Menzies
Himself
Louis Stephen Saint-Laurent
Himself
Winston Churchill
Himself
N G Rees
Himself
Bernard Braden
Himself – Commentator
Richard Dimbleby
Himself – Commentator
Michael Henderson
Himself – Commentator
Mary Hill
Herself – Commentator
Brian Johnston
Himself – Commentator
Max Robertson
Himself – Commentator
Berkeley Smith
Himself – Commentator
Chester Wilmot
Himself – Commentator
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Pictures

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Main title from A Queen Is Crowned (1953) (11). Producer Castleton Knight
Main title from A Queen Is Crowned (1953) (10). Musical adviser Sir Malcolm Sargent
Main title from A Queen Is Crowned (1953) (9). Narration Sir Laurence Olivier
Main title from A Queen Is Crowned (1953) (8). Narrative Christopher Fry
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Main title from A Queen Is Crowned (1953) (4). The producers offer their sincere thanks to The Earl Marshal, The Minister of Works, Dr William McKie, and all who have helped to make this film possible
Main title from A Queen Is Crowned (1953) (3). J Arthur Rank Organisation has the honour to present the Technicolor film record of The Coronation
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Production

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Castleton Knight
Producer
Christopher Fry
Writer (narrative)

Companies

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General Film Distributors (GFD)
Distribution company