• Short Summary

    QUEEN ELIZABETH MADE HER ANNUAL INSPECTION OF THE QUEEN'S COMPANY, GRENADIER GUARDS, IN THE GROUND OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON, TODAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    QUEEN ELIZABETH MADE HER ANNUAL INSPECTION OF THE QUEEN'S COMPANY, GRENADIER GUARDS, IN THE GROUND OF BUCKINGHAM PALACE, LONDON, TODAY (WEDNESDAY). THIS WORLD FAMOUS CEREMONY WAS TO HAVE TAKEN PLACE AT WINDSOR CASTLE FOR THE VISIT TO BRITAIN OF PRESIDENT SARAGAT OF ITALY, AND WAS SHIFTED TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE WHEN THE PRESIDENT'S VISIT HAD TO BE CANCELLED.

    THE INSPECTION CEREMONY WAS A USUAL SPLENDID AND COLOURFUL, AND THE BRILLIANTLY UNIFORMED GUARDS IN THEIR TALL FUR HATS STEPPED OUT AS SMARTLY AS EVER -- APPARENTLY UNDETERRED BY THE FATE OF SEVERAL FAMOUS BRITISH REGIMENTS "AXED" THIS WEEK BY THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT IN AN ECONOMY DRIVE. TRUE SOLDIERS ALL, THE GUARDS PRESENT A FACE OF "SOLDIERS ON" IN SPITE OF ALL POSSIBLY THREATENING ADVERSITIES.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6945FCCOSV1K1B5UECFOAJAKE
    Media URN:
    VLVA6945FCCOSV1K1B5UECFOAJAKE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/07/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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