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    King George VI's official birthday is celebrated for the first time since 1939 with the ceremony of Trooping the Colour, trooped by the Welsh Guards

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    SLATE INFORMATION: Ceremony of Trooping the Colour

    ENGLAND: London: City of Westminster: Buckingham Palace:

    BUCKINGHAM PALACE King takes salute at the gates of Buckingham Palace,also shots of him in carriage driving along mall through vast crowds, on return from trooping the Colours Ceremony, shots of Princess Elizabeth With the Duke Of Gloucester on horses (Elizabeth side saddle) Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret with other members of the royal family on Balcony, Shots of crowds running,

    QUEEN ELIZABETH Returns with King from Sandringham following improvement in the King's health/

    GEORGE VI. At the Ceremony of Presenting the Colours, in uniform of C.I.C. Welsh Guards, in Carriage on the way to horse guards parade, takes salute in Carriage, & on Dias, drives in Landau back to Buckingham Palace, takes final salute outside Palace,

    PRINCESS MARGARET. On Balcony at Buckingham with Mother, QueenMary, & other members of the Royal Family, after the ceremony of trooping the Colours,

    MARY - THE QUEEN MOTHER With Queen Elizabeth & other Members of the royal family on the balcony at Buckingham palace, after the ceremony of Trooping the Colours,

    TROOPING THE COLOUR THE 1949 Trooping the Colours, King in open Landau, Princess Elizabeth (riding side saddle) ride to Horse-guards Parade. Welsh gards marching & counter marching, Massed bands on parade, General crowd scenes, shots of the King taking salute in Landau, also takes the salute on dais, return to Buckingham Palace, through the Mall, vast crowds out-side, king takes the salute outside the gates, Queen Mary, Queen Elizabeth & Princess Margaret & other members of the Familyon Balcony,

    WELSH GUARDS. 1949 Trooping of Colour to Princess Elizabeth for her father

    Military - Ceremonial

    Household Division, King's Troop, Victoria Memorial, The Mall, military band, pomp, pageantry, ceremony, parade, review, King's Birthday Parade, escort for the colour, colour sergeant, junior officer, St. James's Park, Foot Guards, mounted bands, Princess Elizabeth, Elizabeth II, Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh, slow march, quick time, landau, barouche, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mother, Queen Mary, Colonel in Chief, Colonel of the Grenadier Guards, Prince Henry Duke of Gloucester, Colonel of the Scots Guards, inspection
    Background: King George VI's official birthday is celebrated for the first time since 1939 with the ceremony of Trooping the Colour, trooped by the Welsh Guards

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    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
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