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  • Short Summary

    The King and Queen honour heroic war veterans at Buckingham Palace.

  • Description

    Buckingham Palace, London.

    Intertitle: "PAGEANT OF THE BRAVE. More than 300 V.C.s headed by the veteran Sir Dighton Probyn, are greeted by the King and Queen".

    M/S of King George V, inspecting a row of veterans in different types of military uniforms (Sir Dighton is on the end in a cocked hat), the King is accompanied by several high ranking officers and one of the Princes ( probably Edward, Prince of Wales ).

    M/S of Sir Dighton shaking hands with the King and Queen Mary in the grounds of Buckingham Palace, the other veterans follow one at a time. Various shots of the King and Queen standing on the steps of the Palace shaking hands with dignitaries, veterans and war heroes.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    214.38
    Media URN:
    21618
    Group:
    Unissued / unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/07/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:22:00 / 01:52:44:00
    Canister:
    G 681

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    This Afternoon Party, for recipients of the Victoria Cross, was held on 26 June 1920.

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  2. ahanham says

    The man wearing the cocked hat at the end of the line is not Sir Dighton Probyn. General Probyn, who had a distinctively large, white beard, appears later on in the clip at 01.03.

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