• Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary open display of military might in London.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. The Royal Tournament. The Navy, Army and Air Force's great show opened by His Majesty The King."

    London.

    King George V and Queen Mary walk past guard of honour accompanied by various high ranking military officers.

    Rank of soldiers move to present arms.

    LS of King saluting troops in Tournament arena.

    Historical display by 1st Battalion the Royal Scots. Men are dressed in costume of Jacobean times.

    Military band leads parade of soldiers wearing uniforms of different periods. Banners denote which periods are shown.

    The troops gather in the arena and the National Anthem is play - the crowd rises to its feet. Pan to as they sing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    707.26
    Media URN:
    6189
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/05/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:31:00 / 01:38:04:00
    Canister:
    33/43

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The event was held from 25 May - 10 June 1933.

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