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  • Short Summary

    Changing Guards and marching band at Windsor Castle.

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    Changing Guards at Windsor Castle.

    Berkshire.

    Very good Windsor Castle material. Opens w/ LS the ancient castle sticking up from trees; w/ low wall of bridge (?) in FG. CU Royal Standard flag on tower. CU guard in bearskin marching right; then left. GV 2 guards drill by guard booths; w/ castle in BG. CU one guard. Ditto other. GV whole scene. Then group of other guards march up road; the guards change; and march away toward castle; w/ 2 new ones left. CU guard standing still; then lifting rifle. ECU other guard; profile. He turns toward camera; unsmiling. Guards march back & forth.

    GV same scene; w/ marching band of guards approaching; from castle. Guards w/ rifles; bayonets follow the band. LS castle - beauty shot; looking down road through park lined w/ trees; castle in distance, Closer shot same; now one can see the windows and doors of castle.

    Ritual; pomp; ceremonies; military; architecture.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1924.23
    Media URN:
    73413
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:23:00 / 01:32:41:00
    Canister:
    ON 145 G

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