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  • Short Summary

    Swiss Guards drill and are inspected in castle or fortress.

  • Description

    Swiss Guards drill - in Switzerland?

    Guards in half-moon style hats; short jackets; w/ swords march in a line. Another group of guards (in traditional Swiss Guards uniform - SL) in medieval sort of uniforms: plumed helmets; striped pantaloons; carrying long spears march into ancient looking courtyard w/ high walls - old fortress or castle?

    Inspection of guards. Guards march out through small opening in wall. Another inspection; of the first bunch of guards. These guards marching. Same group marching past old fountain; then through dark passageway toward camera; back into the fortress.

    Buildings; antiquities; military.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2424.12
    Media URN:
    76710
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:05:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:15:00 / 01:41:55:00
    Canister:
    ON 344 C

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