Cicero: the queen's drum horse

United Kingdom, 1977

Film
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A heartwarming and highly entertaining film tells the true-life story of the horse now known as Cicero, which is now in the forefront of Britain’s royal parades bearing the Queen’s silver drums. Tracing Cicero’s “rags to riches” adventures from Ireland to Scotland to England, the film culminates in the stirring pageantry of the annual Trooping the Colour.

Credits

director

Kevin Connor

co-producer

Terence Dudley

Jack Le Vien

production company

BBC

Language

English

Duration

00:31:00:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

31764

Subject categories

Animals & Wildlife → Horses

History → Monarchy - Great Britain

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

16mm film; Preservation Print (Section 5)

16mm film; Limited Access Print (Section 2)

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