From George to Kate
While most monarchies have crumbled, the British royal family remains essential to the nation's identity. This documentary gathers archival film footage and stills from nearly a century of official events including the Silver Jubilee of King George V (1935), the coronation of Elizabeth II (1953), the wedding of Charles and Diana (1981), and the announcement of Prince William's engagement to Catherine Middleton (2010). Full of pomp, pageantry, and splendor, these historic films portray the Windsors at their most noble. 1 ¾ hrs 1 DVD, SDH, color and B&W, viewer's guide. From Athena.
Highlights include:The Silver Jubilee of King George V (1935)The Coronation of George VI and Queen Elizabeth, formerly Lade Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (1937)The Wedding of Princess Elizabeth to Prince Philip (1947)The Coronation of Elizabeth II (1953)The Wedding of Charles, Prince of Wales, and Lady Diana Spencer (1981)The Funeral of Princess Diana (1997)The Announcement of Prince William’s engagement to Catherine Middleton (2010)