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This week, Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 60th anniversary on the throne.

Helen Mirren won an Oscar for her performance in The Queen.

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And Colin Firth won an Oscar for his performance as her father, King George V, in The King’s Speech. The queen and her sister are little girls in this movie.

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There are some glimpses of the real-life wedding processional of Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip in the Fred Astaire musical Royal Wedding. And there’s a very silly scene in The Naked Gun where Leslie Nielsen “protects” the queen.  (Thanks, @carrierickey!)

And for the real thing, there’s The Queen 60 Glorious Years Diamond Jubilee Commemorative Edition and The British Royals Collection / Queen Elizabeth II.

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