• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth rides with her father, the King, at the Trooping of the Colour.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Princess At Trooping of the Colour".


    Princess Elizabeth attends the trooping of the colour on Horseguards parade in honour of the King's birthday for the first time.

    LS Elevated view of King George VI followed by Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II), in uniform of a Colonel of the Grenadier Guards and riding side saddle accompanied by Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester.

    LS the King and Princess, on horse back, inspect ranks of guards. Head shot of the Princess taken with the 56" lens. CU the Princess and the Duke of Gloucester riding to the saluting base. CU Pathe cameraman Kibby Rickard operating the 56 inch lens camera. CU King and Princess at the saluting base.

    LS the guards, led by a brass band, doing a slow march (nat sound). MS Cut in shot of Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother), Princess Margaret and Queen Mary watching the ceremony from an overhead window. LS Regimental Sergeant Major handing the flag / ensign over to the colour escort, in traditional style. LS Two ranks of troops presenting arms. CU Cut in shot of spectators with mirrors as periscope. CU Princess and King. CU Elizabeth straightening her skirt. MS the King salutes as the colours pass.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:01:00 / 01:55:47:00

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