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  • Short Summary

    Rehearsal for historic display at the Royal Tournament; Charles II inspects troop of Cavaliers.

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    Tower of London.

    Title: "In the days of Charles the Second. The King heads the Parade of Pikemen and Musketeers. Rehearsal for the Guards' Display at the Royal Tournament".

    M/S of three men on horseback dressed as Cavaliers riding through an arched gate. Panning shot follows the three men as they pass a line of soldiers dressed as Roundheads. L/S of the three cavaliers riding past a troop of Roundheads and Cavaliers, part of the Tower of London can be seen in the background. The Cavaliers on horseback stop in front of the troops, the soldiers lower their spiked staffs and three flags. High angled shot of troop of Cavaliers marching into the Tower entrance.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:55:05. Shots are same or similar to those in the edited part of the story. The Cavalier on the white horse is supposed to be King Charles II.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:33:00 / 01:56:31:00
    G 1307

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