• Short Summary

    Queen Mary and Princesses Elizabeth and Margaret watch the Trooping of the Colour ceremony.

  • Description

    Titles read: "TROOPING THE COLOUR ON HORSE GUARDS PARADE".

    London.

    Queen Mary arrives at Horse Guards in an open carriage with Princess Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret. Commentator tells us that Queen Elizabeth is unable to attend because she has a cold. Various shots of the Trooping of the Colour ceremony taking place before a huge crowd. Lots of people have periscopes. King George VI (Prince Albert, Duke of York) on horseback leads the Scots Guards down The Mall from Buckingham Palace and sits saluting at Horse Guards as the ceremony carries on. A military band marches across the parade ground. Queen Mary and the Princesses are seen watching from a window.

    Visuals cut out a few seconds before the end of the item; soundtrack continues to end.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    967.47
    Media URN:
    17376
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/06/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:15:00 / 01:52:42:00
    Canister:
    38/47

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