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  • Short Summary

    King Gustav of Sweden attends 400th anniversary celebrations of his Royal Lifeguards.

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    Full title reads: "King Gustave [sic] (whose ancestor King Gustave, founded regiment in 1525) at 400th anniversary celebrations of his Royal Lifeguards".

    Stockholm, Sweden.

    L/S of battalion of soldiers - the Royal Lifeguards - marching into courtyard. The courtyard looks like it is in palace or grand building. L/S of officers on horseback riding into courtyard led by King Gustav of Sweden. M/S of King presenting regimental flag to another officer on horseback. Elderly King has some trouble controlling disobedient horse.

    L/S of battalion, in front of them 4 soldiers wave regimental flags. Good M/S of King on horseback saluting. M/S of foot soldiers carrying regimental flags and banners passing saluting King, they are followed by more soldiers in busbies. High angled L/S of troops marching down crowd lined streets, next to sea. Large Swedish flag flies above them.

    Note: title misspells King's name - should be Gustav. AH 2001.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:52:00 / 01:20:19:00
    G 1335

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