In The News - British Military Traditions (DVD)
A collection of cinema newsreel and archive television footage recording official celebrations of Britains military traditions.
Highlights include: The Trooping of the Colour ceremony from 1939, 1952, 1964 and 1969; The Changing of the Guard at Buckingham Palace from 1935, 1941, 1943 and 1956, featuring the Royal Marines, Home Guard and RAF Regiment; Victory Parades from 1919 and 1940; Victory Parade of Ajax and Exeter crews after the sinking of the Graf Spee (1940); Passing-out parades from Sandhurst and the Royal Naval College; Highlights from the Royal Tournament; Edinburgh Military Tattoo Highlights from 1947 and 1961; Aldershot Military Tattoo Rehearsal (1935); and The Band of the Royal Marines regiment performing the ceremony of Beating the Retreat (1950).
Release Date: 23rd November 2009
Year of production: 1969
Running Time: 90 min
Cat No: 131835
No Disc: 1