• Short Summary

    Queen leads the traditional Royal Birthday ceremony on Horse Guards Parade.

  • Description

    Horse Guards Parade, London.

    AS. Pan, Queen Elizabeth II in the uniform of the Grenadier Guards riding out from Buckingham Palace on the police horse named Winston. She is also wearing a toque shaped black hat with white plumes. GV. Queen riding out through the gates on her way to the Horse Guards. SV. Crowds watching. GV. Royal carriage driving across the Horse Guards Parade ground with Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Queen Mother and Princess Margaret. CU. Pan, Royal party driving past in carriage. GV. The Queen riding down past the citadel on the parade ground. SV. Queen riding past on Winston, GV. The Brigade of Guards lined up waiting inspection. SV. Guards lined up. GV. The Queen riding past inspecting the Guards. GV. Queen inspecting, & SV. SV. Two officers on horseback watching as the Queen returns to the saluting base. CU. Pan, Queen riding back to the saluting base. CU. Royal party, including the Queen Mother, Princess Anne and Prince Charles and others, watching from a window over the Horse Guards. LV. Queen with Duke of Gloucester, Duke of Edinburgh and some other officers at the saluting base at the start of the massed bands marching past in slow time. The music starts. GV. Top view, massed bands marching across the Parade ground in slow time. SCU. Massed bands. GV. Massed bands marching across ground in slow time. SCU. The five drum Majors heading the massed bands. SCU. Queen at the saluting base turns and smiles to the Duke of Edinburgh. Full screen shot of the massed bands marching in slow time. LV. Massed bands in slow time counter marching. LV. Saluting base with the Queen and Prince Philip, music slow time finishes. GV. Top view, Regimental Sergeant Major takes over the colour. SCU. Regimental Sergeant Major carries the colour and halts in front of the ensign. SCU. Queen watching from the saluting base.

    SCU. Regimental sergeant Major hands the colour over to the ensign. GV. Top view, the ensign turns and faces the escort. LV. The escort present arms (natural sound). CU. People in top hats watching. LV. Escort march off in slow time headed by the colour for the ceremony of "The Troop", & GV. SV. Queen watching. GV. Top view, the colour being trooped through the ranks, & Top view. GV. Top view, the colour still being trooped as it turns to group the front rank. CU. Man with camera. SV. Colour being trooped up the line. SV. Queen watching. CU. The head of Winston looking very calm and collective. GV. Brigade of guards marching past with the colour (Colour caught on guards bayonet). SV. Queen saluting. SV. The Guard marching past with the colour still caught on the bayonet. GV. Guards marching past the Queen, & GV. Top view, & NS. & CV. GV. The Household Cavalry (The Blues) trotting past the saluting base, & SV. SV. Two girls, both eating apples, watching. SV. Queen with the Duke of Edinburgh and Duke of Gloucester ride away from the saluting base at the end of the ceremony. CU. Woman with newspaper over head. GV. Guards marching across the parade ground to march out past the Citadel. GV. Household Cavalry riding out into the Mall on the way to Buckingham Palace. SV. Massed crowds watching. GV. The Guards marching out onto the Mall headed by the massed bands. SV. People watching. SV. Pan, Queen riding down the Mall past cheering crowds. SV. Officers on horseback following. GV. From the roof of Buckingham Palace, Guards marching down the Mall with Queen heading them. SV. Pan, Queen with the Duke riding round Queen Victoria Memorial to the Gates of Buckingham Palace. GV. The Guards marching down the Mall and past the Queen Victoria Memorial to march past the Queen. SV. The Queen taking the salute. LV. Guards marching past the Queen as she takes the salute in front of the gates at Buckingham Palace. SV. Pan, Guards marching past. SV. Queen salutes.

    (Lavender & Negative.) (Orig "C")

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:18:00 / 01:07:36:00

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