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  • Short Summary

    King Gustav reviews his troops and leads a procession through the town on his birthday.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "King Gustave's [sic] 70th Birthday - King of Sweden receives National Gift of 5 million crowns with which he created fund to fight cancer scourge..."

    Stockholm, Sweden.

    Various shots of King Gustav of Sweden reviewing his troops from his horse. High angle L/S of the King leading a long military procession along a crowd-lined Stockholm street. More footage of the King on horseback, reviewing the troops.

    Intertitle reads: "... and afterwards presents new ensign to his Bodyguard and reviews his Army."
    M/S of King Gustav on a horse placing a small wreath on the end of a flagpole, held by a soldier (his bodyguard?), also on horseback. Several shots of tanks and army troops marching by as King Gustav salutes from his horse.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    736.24
    Media URN:
    34983
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:30:00 / 01:37:47:00
    Canister:
    G 1514

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