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    Guard shoemaker.

    Chelsea Barracks, London.

    Various shots of marching feet on parade ground. They belong to the Scots Guards, C/U of an officer watching them. A group of them carry their boots to the shoemaker, his name is Sergeant Harry Abbot and he examines the boots as he takes them in. Others laugh at the large holes in the soles of one man's boots as he tries to explain how they got there.

    Various shots of 64 year old Harry, who fought in the Boer War, in his workshop as he repairs the boots with new caps and soles. M/S of the finished boots. M/S of man marching in his newly repaired boots. M/S of Harry talking to the Regimental Sergeant Major. C/U of Harry wearing his medals.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    50284
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1566.30
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:39:00 / 01:58:04:00
    Canister:
    NSP 390
    Sort Number:
    NSP 390
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  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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