Queen Elizabeth II gives new colours to troops of the Grenadier Guards at Buckingham Palace.
Unused / Unissued material.
Buckingham Palace, London.
VS of men of the Grenadier Guards marching with Colours. They approach steps where Queen Elizabeth II is standing with senior officers. Shots of Queen presenting new Colours (flags and drums) to troops. Soldiers march past steps of Palace. Pan to Queen taking the salute.
Shots of Prince Charles, Princess Anne and Queen Mother on balcony. Charles and Anne salute. Various cut-ins of parade. MS of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Margaret watching ceremony.
Duke and Princess Margaret come from Bow room. Queen comes on to Parade from Bow Room. Shots of Queen, walking shots of Queen. Shots of Balcony. Shots of Duke and Margaret in stand. Queen returns to steps. Shots of children and Queen Mother on balcony.
(Mute Orig. Neg.)
Old record gives date of 07/05/1953.