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    Royal Garter Ceremony at Windsor Castle.

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    Windsor Castle, Windsor, England


    L.S. Windsor castle from the opposite bank of the river Thames, Swans in foreground. Good cloud effects. M.S. One of the turrets of the castle, with Royal Standard flag flying above, pan to L.S. the garter procession walking to St George's Chapel. S.C.U. Knights of the Garter in their robes precede the King George VI (1936-1952) and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) also in robes in the procession. S.C.U. Front view King and Queen. L.S. Procession walking towards chapel. Castle turret in background. M.S. Procession. M.S. Foot guards in the procession. S.C.U. Beefeaters in procession surrounded by crowds. M.S. F/M Bernard Montgomery, Air Marshal Charles Portal and F/M Harold Alexander, Gov Gen. of Canada in robes. M.S. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Prince Philip (Duke of Edinburgh) in Robes C.U. Head shot of a foot guardsman. S.C.U. The King and Queen. L.S. St George's Chapel, British crowds in the foreground. L.S. St George's Chapel pan down to procession passing through arch on the approach to the Chapel entrance. M.S. Low angle foot guard marching long.(2 shots). L.S. Elevated shot of Foot guards going under arch. L.S. St George's Chapel stairs. Pan down to procession marching other side of arch. M.S. Foot guardsmen with St George's chapel in the background. L.S. Elevated shot of procession up chapel stairs. M.S. ditto. M.S. Elevated shot of King and Queen. M.S. King and Queen proceeding up chapel stairs. Low angle of chapel window. L.S. Elevated shot of guardsmen standing at east on the chapel steps. C.U. Chapel door. Door opens and Beefeaters leave the chapel. M.S. Front view of Beefeaters coming down the steps. M.S. Military knights of the Order proceeding down steps. S.C.U. leaving door. Procession after the service. S.C.U Elevated shot of Queen Mary assisted by the duke of Gloucester stepping into her car. (2 shots). S.C.U. Alexander in full dress of Knight of the Garter. S.C.U. Montgomery ditto. M.S. Princess Margaret and others waiting. M.S. Elevated shot of King and Queen leaving chapel door. M.S. front view ditto. S.C.U. King and Queen leaving chapel door M.S. front view ditto. S.C.U. King and Queen speaking to clerical official of the chapel. L.S. Foot guards marching along chapel route towards castle. L.S. ditto. Beefeaters. L.S. Ditto, Military Knights. M.S. Royal car leaving and cheering crowds. L.S. Ditto Royal car proceeding up path.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:47:00 / 01:26:57:00
    UN 1949 B

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  1. cplunkett says

    At the 1:14 second mark the close up of the Household Calvalry soldier is my grandfather Martin Peter Shepherd.

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