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Title:THE 250TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF THE CAPTURE OF GIBRALTAR [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1480
Summary: Celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the capture of Gibraltar by Rooke.
Description: Band of the Royal Marines marches on to parade. Lieutenant-General Sir Gordon MacMillan, Governor of Gibraltar, arrives by car and is handed the keys of the gate. He then marches with Captain Peter Dawnay of HMS Glasgow to the dais where he takes the salute. The Sergeant collects the Keys from the General. Part of "Beat the Retreat" is played and the colours are lowered. The Royal Marine Guard of Honour marches past with the Sergeant and Escort of the Keys.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: MacMillan, Gordon H A (person)
Dawnay, Peter (person)
Royal Navy, Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, GLASGOW (HMS), light cruiser (regiment/service)
Keywords: celebrations, British - event-related: anniversary of the capture of Gibraltar, 250th (object name)
ceremonies, British - customary: keys (object name)
ceremonies, British - event-related: military parade (object name)
anniversary of the Capture of Gibraltar, 250th & 1954 (event)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI records.