• Short Summary

    Chief warden of Tower of London puts on beefeater's uniform + Ceremony of the Keys.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Tradition at the Tower".

    London.

    Various shots of chief warden beefeater dressing for the Ceremony of the Keys. His wife and young daughter help him into the uniform. Various shots of night-time key locking ceremony of the door to the Tower of London. The chief warden is escorted by armed soldiers, we see changing of guard. After the ceremony the chief warden returns to his flat in the Tower and takes off his uniform.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1329.20
    Media URN:
    43904
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/11/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:15:00 / 01:45:25:00
    Canister:
    NP 114

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