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  • Short Summary

    The Duke of Connaught performs his annual inspection of Beefeaters.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "St. James's Palace. The Yeoman of the Guard. The stately and soldierly King's Bodyguard inspected by that 'grand old soldier' - 81 year old Duke of Connaught."

    St. James' Palace, London.

    LS of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught on balcony of Palace. He is talking to a young girl (possibly Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II)).

    Beefeaters - the Yeomen of the Guard - march out in their traditional costume / uniform.

    The Duke of Connaught inspect men of the King's ceremonial bodyguard.

    The Duke presents a medal to one of the men.

    Men of the Yeoman of the Guard march off.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    809.34
    Media URN:
    10625
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:10:00 / 01:53:40:00
    Canister:
    31/48

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