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  • Short Summary

    Prince of Wales presents new Colours and drums to 2nd Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment.

  • Description

    Full title missing. According to the issue sheet it reads: "New Colours of the Bedfords. On behalf of the King, the Prince of Wales presents new Colours and silver mounted drums to the 2nd Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire Regiment".

    Luton, Bedfordshire.

    Various shots troop of British Army soldiers marching around field (sports stadium?) watched by audience. M/S of two soldiers laying regimental flags on the top of pile of drums. L/S of marching band crossing the field, in the foreground Prince Edward, the Prince of Wales watches. Panning shot of troop soldiers standing to attention in front of audience.

    Panning shot of crowds cheering from a grandstand, paparazzi crowd around to take photos of Prince Edward and entourage of military officers. Various shots of bishop (of Luton?) blessing the regimental flags (colours). More shots troops marching around field. L/S of Prince presenting drums and flags to small group soldiers. L/S of Prince and entourage walking past stands and out of stadium.

    Rest of shots are same or similar to those used earlier in item.

    Note: story not edited in chronological order - looks like cuts / out takes.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:19:00 / 01:15:33:00
    G 1347

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