Title reads: "Beating Retreat".
Bands of the ten Scottish Regiments beating the retreat.
L/S massed bands marching across Horseguards Parade. M/S Queen Elizabeth II on dais with Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). The massed bands come to a halt and the conductor starts the beating of the retreat. Various shots massed bands beating the retreat. They come towards camera and counter march. M/S Chelsea Pensioner. Elevated shot as bands march from end of parade in two columns to form a circle. M/S ditto. Elevated shot ditto. C/U Royal standard. L/S the men marching in the circle.