Princess Elizabeth presents RAF with King's Colours at parade in Hyde Park.
This is a short version of the newsreel story. Long version can be found on the Pathe Master tape * PM1457* - Film ID 1457.15.
Hyde Park, London.
GV. Assembled RAF parade for the presentation of the King's Colours by Princess Elizabeth. SV. Queen Mary alighting from car and being greeted by officials. SV. Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), followed by Princess Elizabeth and Princess Margaret, arriving. GV. Parade assembled in front of dais. SV. Parade presenting arms. LV. Planes, Meteors and Vampires flying over in formation, & MV. SV. Royal Party, Prime Minister Clement Attlee and some other dignitaries on dais, watching fly past. LV. Back view, fly past. SV. Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) gets in land rover, waiting to move off. SCU. Crowd holding umbrellas. LV. Princess Elizabeth inspecting ranks from land rover. SV. Panning shot. SV. Angle shot, Women's Royal Air Force on parade. CU. WRAF wearing new hat. SV. Princess Elizabeth inspecting parade. CU. Pan, Princess Elizabeth riding down ranks. SV. Crowd with umbrellas. LV. Princess presenting King's Colour to Flying Officer Mallarkey. SV. Queen Mary and others sheltering from rain. LV. Princess speaking (natural sound, poor quality), & LV. SV. RAF (Royal Air Force) officers with wet tunics. SV. Princess on dais. Officer Mallarkey and two escorting officers start goose-stepping, parading new Colours.
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