Trooping the colour, 1949

United Kingdom, 1950

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Presents the ceremony of Trooping the Colour by the Brigade of Horse Guards on the occasion of the King’s birthday, 9th June, 1949. His Majesty, King George VI, and the Duke of Gloucester take part in the ceremony and the then Princess Elizabeth takes the salute at this impressive ceremony.


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Crown Film Unit

Central Office of Information



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United Kingdom
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Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Buckingham Palace (London, England)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Great Britain - Social life and customs

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → London (England)

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Rites and ceremonies - Great Britain

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Archival materials

Archival, Cinemagazines & Newsreels → Newsreels - United States

Armed Forces, Military, War & Weapons → Military ceremonies, honors, and salutes


Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

History → Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-

History → Great Britain - History - 20th century

History → History

History → Monarchy - Great Britain

History → Processions

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Processions

People → Elizabeth II, Queen of Great Britain, 1926-

Places → Buckingham Palace (London, England)

Places → London (England)

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain






16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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