A Queen Is Crowned
|A Queen Is Crowned|
|Directed by||Michael Waldman|
|Produced by||Castleton Knight|
|Written by||Christopher Fry|
|Narrated by||Laurence Olivier|
|Distributed by||General Film Distributors|
A Queen Is Crowned is a 1953 British Technicolor documentary film written by Christopher Fry. The film documents the 1953 Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, with a narration of events by Laurence Olivier. It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature and was the first winner of the now-defunct Golden Globe Award for Best Documentary Film.[dead link] The film was one of the most popular at the British box office in 1953.
- Laurence Olivier as Narrator
- Queen Elizabeth II as Herself
- Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh as Himself
- Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother as Herself
- Prince Charles as Himself
- "The 26th Academy Awards (1954) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011.
- "NY Times: A Queen Is Crowned". NY Times. Retrieved 8 November 2008.
- "Winners & Nominees Documentary". GoldenGlobes.com. Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
- Thumim, Janet. "The popular cash and culture in the postwar British cinema industry". Screen. Vol. 32 no. 3. p. 259.
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