Admiral Beatty inspects sailors and cadets.
Admiral Beatty inspects troops. Location of events unknown.
Admiral David Beatty & group of officers walk down lines of sailors. CU Beatty on deck ship with a young officer and a man in a top hat; salutes; another boat in BG. They stand there talking. Then US deck; Beatty; the young officer; and now a man in a long robe; with medallions and the half-moon sort of hat. CU these folks and a woman gathered round a table; holding papers (actually envelopes and folded cards; like invitations). Shot of a boat moving to rt. Next; Admiral Beatty coming down stairs; shakes hands with top hat guy
Shot of crowd; with rows of little boys in sailor suits in FG; pan rt. then left. Several officials in gaudy costumes in street; Beatty meets. Beatty reviews the boy sailor cadets; stops to talk to one;proceeds. (He is followed by Lord Mayor; etc.) More scenes of reviewing cadets. Also some boys in Army uniforms lined up; with cathedral in BG. Beatty etc. walking up steps toward camera; with crowd below in BG. Pan over crowd again. DS Sailor children running round in an oval. CU Beatty FG; others a step behind him; incl. woman holding flowers.
Military; Royal Navy.