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  • Short Summary

    Prince Henry presides at the presentation of new colours in York.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "The Prince of Wales' own - 1st battalion of the West Yorkshire regiment receive new colours from Prince Henry."

    York, Yorkshire

    M/S of an army officer carrying colours, as he walks toward waiting standard bearers, who salute him with swords. Ranks of soldiers with rifles are assembled behind them. The standard bearers put the colours in their belt holsters. They march slowly with toes pointed in a slow march followed by other soldiers. A priest stands in the parade ground and blesses the standards and drums. M/S Prince Henry in uniform taking the salute from ranks of marching soldiers. They all turn their heads, eyes right.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    694.13
    Media URN:
    33285
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/08/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:47:00 / 01:29:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1424

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