• Short Summary

    The King's Guards troops the colour to celebrate King George's 70th birthday.

  • Description

    Buckingham Palace and Horseguards Parade, London.

    Title card reads: "The King's guards - Troop the colour to celebrate His Majesty's birthday"

    WS. Her Majesty Queen Mary wife of King George V, Princess Marina the Duchess of Kent, Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother) Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), and Princess Margaret in an open landau travelling from Buckingham palace to the Horse Guards Parade. WS High Angle the Victoria Memorial

    LS. His Majesty King George V in the Uniform of the Irish Guards on horse back saluting. WS. High Angle horse guards parade. WS. Crowd. WS. The King on his charger accompanied by two of his sons. WS. The King turning from the mall into horse guards Parade he is followed by the King's Indian orderlies and the military attaches of the foreign powers. WS. The King on Horse Guards Parade taking the salute as the military band play the national anthem some Indian orderlies pass in the foreground. WS. The trooping of the Colours of the Irish Guards. WS. Guardsmen slow marching. WS. As Guardsmen form a new line. WS. Guardsmen parading. MS. King George saluting. WS. King George returning to Buckingham Palace once the trooping of the colour is over.

    WS. High Angle (taken from the top of the Duke of York's column) showing the whole of the Horseguards parade. WS. High Angle crowds as the pageant passes. WS. King George on his charger. WS. The parade rounding the Victoria memorial. CU. King George saluting. WS. high angel parade. WS. The Royal Balcony with the women of the Royal family including Queen Mary, Duchess of York, Princess Elizabeth , Princess Margaret. WS. Parade. CU. King George saluting.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:04:00

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