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  • Short Summary

    Traditional ceremony of the trooping of the colour.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "A Pageant of scarlet and gold, the Brigade of Guards troop the Colour in honour of the King's Birthday."

    London

    L/S ranks of guards standing to attention and shouldering arms, with mounted guards in busbies ride into the foreground. The King is part of the lead party. High angle shot showing ranks of assembled soldiers at attention while mounted guards ride past led by the King in full military uniform, including busby. L/S from above of horse guards parade showing guards marching in formation in step with a military band. The King takes a salute.

    Note: sequence repeats but is poor quality.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    684.26
    Media URN:
    33041
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:03:00 / 01:50:39:00
    Canister:
    G 1404

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This event took place on 24 June 1927.

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