ROYAL SCOTS GREYS 2nd DRAGOONS, PALACE OF HOLYROOD HOUSE 5th JULY 1956

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Military
  • Royalty

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: ROYAL SCOTS GREYS 2nd DRAGOONS, PALACE OF HOLYROOD HOUSE 5th JULY 1956

Reference number: 9936

Date: 1956, July 5

Production company: BBC (?)

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 48.40 mins

Description: Presentation of the New Guidon, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Colonel-in-Chief, to the The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons) at the Palace of Holyroodhouse 5th July 1956. [BBC outside broadcast?]

Royal Scots Greys (1678-1971) became Scots Dragoon Guards when merged with 3rd Carabiniers in 1971.

Shotlist: The Royal Scots Greys (2nd Dragoons) Palace of Holyroodhouse 5th July 1956. Presentation of the New guidon, by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Colonel-in-Chief (0.02) Commentator introduces the scene for the presentation to the Royal Scots Greys by HRH Queen Elizabeth II. Camera focuses on different shots of the Guard in the grounds of Holyrood Palace as they wait for Queen Elizabeth II. Royal party exits Holyrood Palace and towards a platform for the ceremony. Gv's of the ceremony, includes HRH Queen Elizabeth II inspection of the Regiment and presentation of the new Guidon. Queen Elizabeth II conducts an inspection of the new cadets and veterans. Regiment marches past the Queen. Queen Elizabeth inspects the guard of archers before walking back inside Holyrood Palace. The End.