• Short Summary

    Royal family meets troops at grounds of Buckingham Palace.

  • Description

    Buckingham Palace, London.

    King George VI in naval uniform, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret walking across loan in grounds of Buckingham Palace to meet some of their troops. Various shots of the royal family chatting with a group of officers - Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) is seen chatting with officers. There are British and imperial officers seen, Queen, King and Princesses are seen talking to Australian, Canadian, Indian and some other black soldiers representing the Empire. Royal family leaving after chatting with the troops. More shots of the royal family chatting with soldiers and reporters taking photographs. Various shots of the soldiers chatting, mingling, etc. Several shots of the soldiers leaving the palace. A small tent with brass band is seen, soldiers mingling around. More shots of the grounds, soldiers, royal family talking to them. Several panning shots across grounds showing large size of troops there.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2157.05
    Media URN:
    63965
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:08:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:18:00 / 01:26:31:00
    Canister:
    UN 1175 B

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