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    BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS PRESENT (DISSOLVE TO) TROOPING THE COLOUR His Majesty takes the salute at official birthday ceremony.

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    London, England:
    Gen. view Horse Guards Parade.
    Back view carriage, Queen Mary & Elizabeth, Princesses Elizabeth & Margaret Rose.
    Semi view pan ditto.
    CU clock at 11 o'c. time of King's arrival.
    Top view King (Guards Uniform, Colonel in Chief) on square attended by Dukes of Kent & Gloucester.
    Top view King takes up position at saluting base.
    Semi view pan from King's bros. to King.
    Gen. view Guards on square.
    CU King salutes.
    Semi view Queens Mary & Elizabeth & 2 Princesses at window.
    Top, semi top & CU views of King inspecting troops.
    Long view King leaves for saluting base.
    CU King leaves for saluting base.
    Gen. view military attaches following King.
    Semi top view King returning to base.
    CU King at saluting base takes up position.
    Gen. view pan line up for handing over of Colour.
    Long view Regimental Sergeant Major walks up to collect colours.
    CU & long view presents sword ... steps up and takes colours.
    CU taking colours. Long view walks to ensign with colours.
    CU handing over colour to Colour Ensign.
    Gen. & semi top views trooping colour. Pan trooping colour.

    CU King salutes. Pan march past..dipping colours.
    CU King salutes. Long view march past.
    CU Guards marching.
    Gen. view ditto.
    Semi top view King leaves saluting base.
    Top procession leaves Horse Guards.
    CU pan King leaves.
    Top view band turns into Mall.
    Semi top view King follows band.
    Shot down Mall...band towards.
    CU crowd.
    Gen. view Guards march past Buckingham Palace.
    Long view troops past King.
    Semi view Duchess of Kent, Queen Mary, Master of Carnegie, Princess Helena Victoria on balcony.
    Semi view Queen Elizabeth, Princesses Elizabeth & Margaret Rose, Princess Royal & Princess Alice, Countess of Athlone.
    Semi view Guards past King.
    CU KING at salute.

    Var. scenes of ceremony.
    Shots of Guards marching & good CU of King at Buckingham Palace saluting.

    SOUND EFFECTS. Natural sound from Massed Bands.

    Camera Effects; Military - Ceremonial; King George VI of Great Britain (1936-52), Royalty; Self-Reference
    Background: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS PRESENT (DISSOLVE TO) TROOPING THE COLOUR His Majesty takes the salute at official birthday ceremony.

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    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
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    Black & White
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