Haig In Canada 1920-1929

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    General Lord Douglas Haig (Earl Haig) in Canada; 1920s; with World War I veterans and current troops.

    On deck of ship or quayside, Lord Haig inspecting veterans who are wearing their medals with civilian dress; unsure in which war they fought. CUs Lord Haig talking w/ various veterans. ECU Haig speaking.

    Another location: VIPs emerge from a tunnel; maybe coming from ship? Several men in top hats; government officials & wives; then Haig & other Army officers. Haig on boat; which arrives at dock where crowd is waiting. Haig inspects Canadian troops on the wharf. H. & others under an awning; w/ potted palms as decoration. H. talking w/ various people.

    Dominions; Commonwealth; Military. Army; British / Canadian.

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    Cataloguer:
    Cheri
    Stock:
    Black & White
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    Silent
    Media URN:
    70301
    Sort Number:
    ON 290 B
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:20:00 / 01:07:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 290 B
    Film ID:
    2386.02
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
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  • This footage is of Haig's visit to Canada -- June 1925.

    Cheers,
    Geoffrey

    Keltictiger 3rd Jun 2013

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