• Short Summary

    Trooping of the Colour ceremony celebrates King George VI's Birthday in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Guards Celebrate King's Birthday".
    Introductory intertitle reads: "Trooping the Colour returns to London with Pre-War Brilliance".

    Horseguard's Parade, London. 1st Battalion Welsh Guards Troop the Colour - First time in Full Dress since the War

    GV Elevated Horseguards Parade - guards lined up awaiting King's arrival. GV King and escort driving across parade ground. CU Pan King George VI driving across parade ground. SV Crowd. LV Elevated King inspecting troops. SV King inspecting troops - saluting. King and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) salute. CU Pan King inspecting troops.

    LV Elevated King and escort filing back to dais. LV Elevated King and escort driving back to dais. He stands to leave carriage. SV Crowd. SV King standing on dais. Elizabeth, Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester and officers ride to his side. CU Elizabeth. LV band counter march in slow time. CU The King sitting down watching. MV Band counter marching in slow time. SV High-ranking officers in full dress uniform looking on.

    SV RSM takes colour from escort, about turns Pan as he marches to ensign. SV Crowd. SV RSM hands colour to ensign. CU High-ranking officers looking on. LV Elevated troops begin trooping colour in slow time. MV towards trooping colour in slow time. CU Woman pointing. SV Pan troops trooping colour in slow time. CU Princess Elizabeth on horseback looking on. LV elevated troops marching round parade ground prior to leaving for Palace. SV Pan King leaving. LV elevated troops marching off parade ground. LV back view troops marching off parade ground. LV Royal party on balcony of Buckingham Palace. CU Elizabeth. LV Pan troops marching past the Palace. King at the salute. SV King saluting. LV Troops marching past Palace. CU King at the salute.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:03:00 / 01:22:17:00

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