The opening of the Swan Upping season in London.
Swan Upping pageant in London.
L/S Company of Vintners walking through Upper Thomas Street. M/S Wine porters sweeping the roads before them. C/U Vintners Hall. C/U Pan up the dress of a Swan Upper. M/S Vintners entering Vintners Hall. C/U Banner of the Vintner Company. M/S Vintners drinking toast to the King. L/S The various boats used for Swan Upping. L/S Swan moving along in a lake. M/S Uppers rowing. L/S River, from the front of a boat. M/S The cornered swans. L/S Various shots of the catching and wing clipping of the swans.