An item about a company which makes regalia for the Armed Forces and Parliament among others.
L/S of two soldiers in red uniforms wearing bearskin hats, one of them presents the other with a flag which is the Colour of the Regiment, he takes it and turns to walk away. L/S from above of the regiment. C/U of the flag which has a green background with roses and thistles and a red circle in the middle saying 'The Inns of Court Regiment' with a person holding a sword and scales. C/U profile of a man nodding and talking. C/U of the crown on the previous flag, it pans down to show the thistles and roses.
M/S of a woman sat sewing a badge, other women are working behind her. C/U of the ornate badge which has a coat of arms embroidered on it. The narrator explains this firm in London provides most of the regalia to the Forces and civilian bodies like the Trade Unions. M/S of women sat at tables working on various bits of regalia, C/U of a woman stood showing a girl what to do. M/S as we see she is embroidering various signs on a piece of material. M/S of another woman embroidering an ornate gold pattern on a piece of black cloth, C/U of the pattern and the design it came from. C/U of her hand stitching the pattern. M/S of another woman stitching a shield on a large banner.
M/S of an elderly man sat at a drawing board, C/U as he traces a coat of arms onto some gold paper, he then puts the sheet on top of black cloth. C/U of his face, C/U as he traces the pattern onto the cloth, C/U of the finished coat of arms. M/S of a table full of gold braiding.
M/S of a white programme with a tassel on the bottom, C/U of the cover it says 'Royal Performance 6th November 1961 Prince of Wales Theatre'.
Note: The regalia company is 'Toye, Kenning & Spencer' .
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