Earl Haig AKA Earl Haig At Garden Party 1920

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    London.

    Intertitle: "EARL HAIG attends Garden Fete - organises by Officers Association".

    M/S of Earl Douglas Haig walking through a fete surrounded, good C/U as he walks towards the camera.

    M/S of a small crowd at the end of a field. In the foreground a woman is doing a bizarre sort of dance - she is dressed in leopard skin tunic and holds a bow and arrow. Her musical accompaniment is provided by a woman at a piano and two violinists. Various shots of little girls dressed as fairies doing a dance. M/S of two army officers watching.

    M/S of the Earl and his entourage of dignitaries walking around the fete.

    Note: the title of this story is slightly misleading - although there a few very good shots of Haig, the bulk of the story shows girls dancing.

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    Cataloguer:
    Amelia
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    21889
    Sort Number:
    G 0688
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:55:00 / 02:02:20:00
    Canister:
    G 688
    Film ID:
    216.33
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