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  • Short Summary

    The Duchess inspects troops on a solo duty.

  • Description

    Item title reads: " Colonel - The Duchess. The Duchess of York inspects her "own" Regiment the 1st King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry of which she is Colonel- in - Chief."

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    M/S of neat lines of soldiers holding rifles in front of their chests. The Duchess walks to a podium. She reviews a line of soldiers, carrying a large bouquet. Some of the men wear medals. There is a march past, and the soldiers turn their heads, 'eyes right'. She is then seen walking along past barracks, and then coming out of a building. She looks confident on her solo duty and walks with a light step.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    710.19
    Media URN:
    33585
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/12/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:22:00 / 01:30:08:00
    Canister:
    G 1460

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