• Short Summary

    King George VI presents new flags to the soldiers of the Welsh Guards.

  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Buckingham Palace, London.

    LV Band paraded on lawn in front of Palace. MV King George VI walks from door of Palace, down steps and salutes.

    MV Queen Mary and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) looking on.

    LV Guards in full dress uniform paraded on lawn. MV King and high ranking officers of Welsh guards walking towards parade. SV Guards lined up. LV King presents first colour to bearer.

    SV Queen Mary, Elizabeth and others looking on.

    CU Back view King presenting second colour. MV People looking on.

    MV Back view King standing before microphone. CU King speaking. The King's Speech. 'I hand these new colours to you in the full confidence that you will guard them well and that in peace or war, whatever the future may bring you will keep bright the honour of the Welsh guards and of Wales'.

    CU Queen Mary and Elizabeth looking on.

    LV troops paraded on lawns. They march forward and halt. CU Queen Mary and Princess Elizabeth.

    GV guardsmen with busbies on rifles give three cheers for the King. SV King at salute. (Cheers carry over this shots).

    Possibly connected with 49/43 - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unknown sel originals
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:54:00 / 01:09:34:00
    UNSO Reel 059 F

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