• Short Summary

    Queen addresses members of Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve on Horse Guards Parade.

  • Description

    Horseguards Parade, London.

    GV parade of Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve lined up on Horseguards, & STV. SCU Queen Elizabeth II holding umbrella, with Duke of Edinburgh, moving up to review sailors on a land rover. SV crowd holding umbrellas. STV Queen reviewing the parade on a land rover. SCU pan, Queen reviewing the parade on a land rover. SCU sailors in parade. STV Queen driving down ranks. LV Nelson's column over roof tops. SV Queen and Prince Philip taking place on dais. Parade listening to Queen's speech (natural sound). CU Queen saying: "I feel sure that Drake and Nelson, were they at sea today, would be glad to have such volunteers under their command". CU Queen saying: "In honour of this occasion I am pleased to give the traditional order to 'Splice the Mainbrace'". CU Naval ratings. GV parade marching past Queen. SV Queen. GV parade marching past Queen.

    (Orig.Neg. & Lav.) (Title scene "A") (Orig."D")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    168.01
    Media URN:
    29507
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/06/1954
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:22:00 / 01:01:43:00
    Canister:
    54/46

Comments (1)

  1. egb9127 says

    RNVR QUEEN'S REVIEW 1954
    My particiaption in this great event was the highlight of my 38 years in the Royal Canadian Navy Reserve. At the time I was a 17 year old Ordinary Seaman. We sailed to England in the Tribal Class Destroyer HMCS MICMAC. It is fantastic to finally see some footage of the parade. Will there ever be a reunion of this event?

    E.G.Brown
    Lt (N) Ret'd

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