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  • Short Summary

    Elderly war veterans on Royal Oak day.

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    Royal oak day. Location of events unknown.

    Military ceremony of elderly veterans on Royal Oak Day. Shot of a group of old men in triangular hats and uniforms with long coats and lots of shiny buttons (Chelsea Pensioners?); some sitting in B.G; others standing. A group of other military types enter behind the standing men -- led by another old man; in a hat with big plumes; and a wide sash; many medals; he is followed by other officers (British Army?) Next; the old guys march past the plumed man who stands on a stone platform around a monument with a lot of leaves on it. Then a shot of the men standing in lines; raising their hats in a cheer. CU the guy with the white plumes; the sash; braids; and all the medals.

    Tradition; holiday; royalty.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:06:00 / 01:38:44:00
    ON 094 N

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