• Short Summary

    Footage of the Trooping of the Colour ceremony in 1939 at Horse Guards Parade, London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "TROOPING THE COLOUR ON HORSE GUARDS PARADE"

    L/S's of the Royal Guards riding out of the gates of Buckingham Palace in London. The Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) rides with them in place of King George VI (currently on tour of Canada). Several shots of the parade in progress watching by large crowds.

    L/S's of Queen Mary (Princess Mary of Teck), and the Duchess of Kent (Princess Marina of Greece with her two children Prince Edward and Princess Alexandra. L/S's of the Duke of Gloucester inspecting the troops. Various shots of the band playing.

    L/S of young drummer boy who has fainted due to the heat being stretched away. L/S's of the trooping the colour ceremony. Goo m/S's of the Duke saluting.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1009.30
    Media URN:
    14329
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:34:00 / 01:35:50:00
    Canister:
    39/47

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