Detail

Title ID 870Collection ID287
TitleThe Marchioness Camden Presents New Colors to Special Reserves at Shorncliffe
Date19 August 1913
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionNewsreel/News
ThemeCommemoration
KeywordsArmed Forces Celebrations Ceremonies Parades Religious Activities
Location
LocalShorncliffe Folkestone
RegionalKent
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionThe Williamson Animated News
ParticipantsJoan Pratt, Marchioness Camden
FormatMixed Colour and Black & White Silent
Duration2 min. 10 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This newsreel shows Joan Pratt, 4th Marchioness Camden presenting new Colours to The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment at Shorncliffe military station.

Description

Military VIPs enter a tent which borders the parade ground at Shorncliffe military station. Gathered spectators watch as the men of The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment march past. A Drum Head Service takes place before Marchioness Camden presents the new colours to the Special Reserves. The film ends with posed shots of the Marchioness and her husband, John Charles Pratt, 4th Marquess of Camden.

Stills

A still from 'The Marchioness Camden Presents New Colors to Special Reserves at Shorncliffe' (1913) showing troops marching A still from 'The Marchioness Camden Presents New Colors to Special Reserves at Shorncliffe' (1913) showing troops marching