The King's Shropshire Light Infantry mark their Bicentenary with Ceremonies.
Unused / unissued material -
Army Kinema Corporation titles - "The Shropshires" Celebrate 200th Birthday.
The King's Shropshire Light Infantry mark their Bicentenary with Ceremonies in Shrewsbury and Bridgnorth, Shropshire.
Shrewsbury - LS Camera following the band as it marches on to parade ground. MS Band, can be seen. The regimental crest being carried by officer. CU crowd watching. MS Colonel of the Regiment walking onto dais to present the regimental crest to the Mayor and Corporation of Shrewsbury. MS Soldiers watching the presentation. MS Colonel on the dais holding crest which is to be presented to the Mayor. MS March past of Shropshires. (2 shots). LS Old Comrades marching past. (2 shots) LS Crowd watching. LS Regiment parading as colours are presented. LS Band. LS soldiers presenting arms, they turn ready to march off. LS Band marching in slow time. The camera pans round to the regiment marching in slow time.
Bridgnorth - MS Crowd woman holding umbrella in rain. LS Band marching past dais in Bridgnorth. MS King's Shropshire Light Infantry marching past camera, at end of shot they stop and come to attention. MS His Worship the Mayor and Lord Lieutenant inspect the troops. MS Rain soaked crowds watching. MS The Mayor and Lord Lieutenant walk up going to dais. MS Councillors watching. MS Colonel of the Regiment signing the scroll. LS Crowd watching. MS Mayor presenting the Colonel with casket containing the scroll on behalf of the Regiment. CU Colonel accepting the casket. MS Crowd watching. LS An officer receiving the casket and marches with it to a position on the right flank of the battalion. LS Crowd watching. MS Officer marching out of picture with casket followed by the battalion.
(Orig.Neg.) (Used in AKC 428) Material dates from 28th and 29th April 1955.