• Short Summary

    Hyde Park: Empire Day Parade in Hyde Park, attended by 10,000 Scouts, Girl Guides and Cadets.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Empire Day Parade Queen Alexandra and the Duke of Connaught take the salute from 10,000 Scouts, Girl Guides and Cadets in Hyde Park.

    ENGLAND: London: Hyde Park:
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    Queen Alexandra sitting in carriage, Duke of Connaught approaches her followed by Lord Mayor.

    LS long line of cadet flag bearers, the flags lowered down to the ground, with one accord the military cadets raise the flags.
    GV girl guides and scouts march in long lines towards camera, filling the screen, bearing Union Jacks and Scouting flags.
    GV long line of cadet flag bearers marching towards camera.
    GV lines of nurses marching towards camera.
    GV Ceremony area by glade in Hyde Park Union Jack flying from flagpost, Queen Alexandra's carriage
    Duke of Connaught with another officer on horseback,
    GV gentleman in dark suit approaches Duke of Connaught and they shake hands
    Officer standing at attention as gentleman opens door of Queen Alexandra's carriage
    LS pan along crowd standing in roped off area.
    GV women (sea cadets?) march forward.
    GV lines of boys' brigade march forward.
    GV girl guide band march forward.
    Various shots of girl guides and scouts marching forward.

    SV Duke of Connaught on horseback talking to Queen Alexandra in carriage. (Queen Alexandra not visible).
    GV nurses marching forward followed by small girls in nurses' uniform.
    LS military cadets march forward.
    LS cadet flagbearers in long holding flags down.
    GV naval cadets march forward, (2 shots).

    KEYWORDS: H. R. H. The Duke of Connaught / Scouting
    Background: Hyde Park: Empire Day Parade in Hyde Park, attended by 10,000 Scouts, Girl Guides and Cadets. Also in attendance Queen Alexandra and the Duke of Connaught

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVACUCK5OS5XBTT07K1VMMD00TJZ
    Media URN:
    VLVACUCK5OS5XBTT07K1VMMD00TJZ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    28/05/1921
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:08:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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