• Short Summary

    The traditional Trooping of the Colour ceremony to celebrate the King's Official Birthday.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Trooping The Colour".


    GV King George VI leaving Buckingham Palace in open landau. SV Pan landau round memorial. CU Women waving. LV top view Queen's carriage arriving at Horse Guards Parade. SV Pan Queen Elizabeth (later Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret waving from carriage as it crosses Horse Guards. GV Top view King and escort passing Admiralty Citadel. Top view nearer shot King driving along past Citadel. LV Column of guardsmen presenting arms. SV Towards King's landau driving across Horse Guards. SV Pan King driving across Horse Guards. CU General de lattre de Tassiigny and British officer watching. LV Top view King inspecting troops. Crowd shot. SV King mounting dais. LV Crowd. LV Massed band of the Brigade of Guards, slow marching. LV Massed bands slow marching. CU King seated on dais. GV Top view massed bands. CU Man and woman ADC (Captain Canning) to Field Marshal William Slim and Miss Slim. SV Towards massed bands pan to drum majors. CU King seated on dais. SV Regimental Sergeant Major of 3rd Coldstream Guards steps forward and takes Colour from escort. Top view crowd. SV RSM takes one pace forward, hands colour to ensign, steps back and ensign about turns. CU Guard officer saying: 'Escort to the Colour present arms'. LV Escort presenting arms. SV Mounted horse guard. VS of Colour being marched past. VS of Household Cavalry marching past. SV Crowd. SV King in landau leaving rostrum to head troops back to Palace. VS Troops marching off parade ground. MV Top view King in Landau passing Citadel VS parade down the Mall. CU Man holding child. SV King mounting dais. LS King, Queen, Queen Mary, Prince Michael of Kent, and Prince William of Gloucester on balcony of Buckingham Palace are joined by Princess Margaret, Duchess of Kent and others. LV Guards marching past. SV King at salute. CU Duke of Gloucester. GV Crowded Mall. LV RAF Lincoln bombers flying over. SV King, Queen and Royal family looking up. MV Lincolns flying past. SV King and others looking up. GV From Palace of packed Mall.
    (Orig. Neg. & Lav.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:41:14:00 / 01:46:59:00

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