• Short Summary

    King George VI presents Colours to South African regiments.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Presentation of Colours to South African regiments.

    Various shots of the presentation ceremony. The Reverend J A Gurney consecrates the drums. Various shots as King George VI presents Colours. LS the King addressing the troops (natural sound). Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret sit behind him on dais.

    LS long line of troops of different regiments standing to attention, every third man holds newly presented Colours. CU head shots of troops marching past. LS troops marching slowly across the field. Various shots troops marching. LS King decorating officer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2343.03
    Media URN:
    66208
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:42:00 / 01:13:52:00
    Canister:
    UN 1677 A

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