A Queen Is Crowned

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A Queen Is Crowned
A Queen Is Crowned FilmPoster.jpeg
Film poster
Directed by Michael Waldman
Produced by Castleton Knight
Written by Christopher Fry
Narrated by Laurence Olivier
Release date
  • 2 June 1953 (1953-06-02)
Running time
79 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

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 an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.[1][2]


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  1. ^ "The 26th Academy Awards (1954) Nominees and Winners". oscars.org. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ "NY Times: A Queen Is Crowned". NY Times. Retrieved 8 November 2008. 

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