Elevated shot - St. Clement Danes Tower. LS same. MS inside church. CU floor. Closer same. CU one badge on floor. CU memorial plaque. MS Bishop of London knocks on door. MS same receives guests. CU Princess Alexandra. MS Duke of Duchess of Gloucester. GV the Queen & Prince Philip arrive. MS same received by Archbishop of Canterbury. GV procession in church. TS same. GV same. MS window in church. MS Bishop of London speaks. GV West window tilt down to altar. MS Air Marshals sing. CU RAF eagle. GV procession leaves church. MS exterior church. GV same. ST. CLEMENT'S DANES CUT INS Various GVS of interior of church. CUs RAF Squadron crests carved in Welsh slate and let into floor. West window and altar. Organ - subscribed by 3rd US Air Force. Lectern presented by Royal Australian Air Force. GVs exterior.
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St. Clement Danes, a Wren masterpiece bombed in London raids in 1941, now lives again. Knocking three times with his pastoral staff on the West door, the Bishop of London (Dr Montgomery Campbell) entered for the service. The Duchess of Kent with Princess Alexandra, the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, and Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother attended the service. Her Majesty the Queen, arriving with Prince Philip, was received by the Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Fisher. The Bishop re-consecrated St. Clement Danes and dedicated the ornaments and gifts. He then made a speech. After the sermon by the Archbishop, followed by a favourite hymn, the historic service was ended. The bells of St. Clement's rang out their old, familiar tune again.