Robbie Burns Statue AKA "Robbie" Burns Birthday 1920

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    The Scottish poet Robert Burns his honoured with a wreath placed by his statue in London. Full title reads: "Robbie Burns Birthday - President of the London Burns Club places wreath on the great Scottish Poet's Statue."

    Nice M/S of the President of the Burns Club standing at the foot of the statue. The statue is flanked by two Scottish pipers both playing the bagpipes. They are both in full regalia including kilts, sporrans and bonnets. The President steps forward and places a wreath at the base of the statue.

    M/S of the two pipers playing as they march around the statue. L/S of the statue, the President talks to other assembled dignitaries, and shakes the hand of an elderly gentleman.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/01/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    21661
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    204.41
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:49:00 / 01:48:31:00
    Canister:
    G 637
    Sort Number:
    G 0637
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