Royal Marines take over from Coldstream Guards on Royal Palaces guard duty.
Full title reads: "Royal Marines on guard at Royal Palaces in London".
M/S of company of soldiers from Royal Marines marching past Buckingham Palace. M/S of two Royal Marines changing guard with soldier in busby from Coldstream Guards in sentry box. Crowds watch. C/U of two sailors in crowd.
L/S of company of Royal Marines marching towards St. James' Palace. M/S of Royal Marine officer exchanging Palace keys with Coldstream Guard officer. The Royal Marine band plays as officers from Coldstream and Marines march across courtyard bearing their regimental colours. Various shots of Coldstream Guards marching out of Palace gates.