• Short Summary

    THINGS ARE CHANGING FOR THE GUARD AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE. WHILE THEY RETAIN HEIR DISTINCTIVE RED?

  • Description

    THINGS ARE CHANGING FOR THE GUARD AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE. WHILE THEY RETAIN HEIR DISTINCTIVE RED JACKETS AND BEARSKIN HATS WHICH DATE FROM BYGONE DAYS, MODERNISATION IS INVADING THE GUARDSMEN'S BARRACKS. FOR, INSTEAD OF THE TRADITIONAL MUG OF TEA, THEY HAVE BEEN INTRODUCED TO A MODERN COFFEE AND CHOCOLATE VENDING MACHINE, NOW INSTALLED IN THEIR BARRACKS.

    THE VENDING MACHINE WAS INSTALLED AT THE GUARDSMEN'S BARRACKS AT BUCKINGHAM PALACE ON MONDAY. ALONG WITH AUTOMATIC RIFLES - ANOTHER NEW ITEM OF EQUIPMENT -- THE GUARDS ACCEPTED THE MECHANISATION OF THEIR OFF-DUTY BREAK.

    BUT ONE SERGEANT WHO WAS INTERVIEWED PREFERRED THE MORE TRADITIONAL CUP OF TEA...

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3NW4SILJCIN8GLHU75NAHBYBB
    Media URN:
    VLVA3NW4SILJCIN8GLHU75NAHBYBB
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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