• Short Summary

    Military parade in London and shots of the officers leaving.

  • Description

    Royalty and military in parade in London - no shots of King George V.

    Full title reads: "London. The King's First Levee of the Year! Rain mars pageantry of historic ceremonial at St. James' Palace."

    Saint James' Palace, London.

    Carriages and troops travelling in procession down wide London road. Crowds at the roadside wear hats and carry umbrellas to protect themselves from the rain. Pan with one of the carriages as it turns a corner. More shots of the parade, guardsmen on horseback are prominent in the parade. Closer shot of the carriage as it comes around a corner.

    Officers walk out of building. Two officers from a Scottish regiment walk out of the building. An officer (possibly from the Hussars) and a padre walking. Naval officers and a man in court dress come out of the building.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    665.28
    Media URN:
    4844
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/03/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:07:00 / 01:33:15:00
    Canister:
    32/20

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