• Short Summary

    Some good shots of the Changing of the Guard.

  • Description

    Whitehall, London.

    The Changing of the Guard at Whitehall has remained unchanged for 250 years. M/S clock striking 11 a.m. at Whitehall and pan down to courtyard where ceremony takes place. The new guards on black horses enter through the arch. One soldier on a grey horse is blowing a bugle. Top shot of the ceremony with crowd watching from edge of the courtyard. The new guard line up opposite the old guard with C/S of the ceremony. There are some C/U of the crowd watching. Some of the guards then leave on horseback through the archway. M/S of the old guard leaving the parade ground. One woman is seen filming the event with a home movie camera. Top shot of guards leaving the courtyard.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    43.18
    Media URN:
    2037
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:22:00 / 01:38:45:00
    Canister:
    CP 079

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