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  • Short Summary

    Various shots of King George VI and Queen Elizabeth inspecting the Corps of Commissionaires below the steps of Buckingham Palace

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    CU. King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) shaking hands with Corps of Commissionaires member in bathchair. CU. Front view of same, pan up to female spectators on balcony above. LS and CU Commissionaires marching past in front of Buckingham Palace. (3 shots). MS King taking the salute with Queen on the steps of the Palace, pan to Commissionaires marching past. CU Commissionaires marching past. CU. King and Queen talking to the Commandant of Commissionaires, Lt Col. Edmond Walters. LS King and Queen standing on steps of Palace. LS King and Queen walking down steps to review Corps of Commissionaires on parade. Various MS and CU shots of King making his inspection with the Queen, they chat to individual commissionaires informally. Some shots of individual officers' medals. CU King pinning medal, an award for long service, on 3 commissionaire individually. (3 shots).

    Note "Date received" on original paperwork reads: 8/6/48.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:40:00 / 01:42:52:00
    UN 1953 A

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