• Short Summary

    Princess Mary attends Girl Guide Rally for Devonshire Guides.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "The Princess Royal at Torquay".

    Torquay, Devon.

    Princess Mary, the Princess Royal, attends Girl Guide Rally. Various shots of Girl Guides parading across outdoor arena waving flags (mostly large Union Jacks). M/S of Princess (dressing in Guide Leader uniform) walking between two lines of Guides with flags. She is accompanied by dignitaries, including County Commissioner Lady Clinton and Mayor of Torquay, Mr A Dennis Philips. The Princess is the Royal President of the Girl Guide Association.

    C/U of Princess standing behind microphone. Various shots of march past by troops of guides from all over Devon. C/U Princess doing Guide salute. More shots of march past.

    Various shots crowds watching from edge of the field. Various shots of Guides doing country dancing display. They are dressed in short tunics.

    Various shots of Guides dressed in period costume. They are taking part in a historical pageant. Includes small Guide riding a pantomime horse.

    Various shots of Princess inspecting troop of Guides pitching tents.

    L/S of massive crowd of Guides rushing across a field towards the platform where the Princess is watching. Row of Guide Leaders leaders link arms to stop riot. The Guides cheer to show their appreciation of the Princess' visit.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:25:00 / 01:15:57:00

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