• Short Summary

    King and Queen of Tonga attend their son's passing out parade at Sandhurst, Berkshire.

  • Description

    No title - Sovereign's Passing Out Parade. Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst, Berkshire.

    L/S Sandhurst Academy. M/S royal car drawing up carrying the King and Queen of Tonga. M/S as King alights from car. L/S as cadets salute, zoom in. L/S King taking salute. M/S as troops go to order arms. M/S as King and Queen walk towards their seats. M/S's cadets standing to attention. M/S officer saluting cadets on dais.

    Low angle shot cadets taking salute with white horse in foreground. M/S's General Sir Geoffrey Baker inspecting cadets. C/U cadet Crown Prince of Tonga. L/S Baker inspecting guard. C/U another cadet, son of President Kaunda of Zambia. M/S officer saluting on dais. L/S cadets marching past. L/S as they march past adjutant. Zoom in, we see Crown Prince of Tonga marching. Low M/S King of Tonga watching march past. C/U cadets marching past. C/U their feet. L/S march past. M/S crowd. C/U Mrs Kaunda.

    L/S cadets lined up in front of Academy for presentation of sword. M/S as cadet P. Swanson marches up to dais to receive sword. C/U Officer presenting sword of honour. L/S as Swanson salutes officer and walks away. Various shots as cadets march up steps of Academy. M/S as adjutant on his white horse goes up steps and into Academy.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:55:00 / 01:45:04:00

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