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  • Short Summary

    King George V on horseback.

  • Description

    King reviews young guard in Hyde Park. Hyde Park, London.

    King George V reviews Young Guards in Hyde Park; London. The King and others seated on horseback in the park. Profile of King on horse; facing left (as he reviews guard). King and Duke of Connaught ride slowly through park; past crowd in BG behind a short fence; they turn & ride toward camera. Side view of them standing still. An Army officer on horse is stopped; talking to ladies (probably royals) in a carriage (off screen mostly).

    One lady reaches out and pats horse's nose. Bare trees in BG. Officer leans to talk to ladies. He salutes them as he backs horse away. Next; CU Indian officer wearing a turban with his uniform rides up to the ladies' carriage. King and other royals and dignitaries ride in a procession past lined up guards. King; etc. watch the Guards march. CU Profile King on horse; watching; he salutes. Crown Prince at right; behind King; also on horse.

    Royalty; military.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1906.01
    Media URN:
    72890
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:04:00 / 01:02:30:00
    Canister:
    ON 120 A

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