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    Full titles read: "Scotland's Farewell - to Earl Haig... her soldier son... deeply impressive scenes in Edinburgh marked passing of the Field Marshall."

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    High angle L/Ss of a parade of Scottish soldiers marching slowly through Edinburgh as Earl Douglas Haig's coffin travels to his final resting place of Dryburgh Abbey; large crowds line the street.

    Intertitle reads: "No military pageantry... just a simple homely procession, marked his last journey along the road he knew and loved so well."

    L/S of a very long procession of boy scouts and soldiers accompanying Haig's coffin to Dryburgh Abbey; hundreds of people line the way. The coffin is carried by soldiers to the burial chamber, followed by Haig's family; a huge crowd stands watching. L/S of Haig's family as they watch the burial.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/02/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33687
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    716.08
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:24:00 / 01:13:17:00
    Canister:
    G 1475
    Sort Number:
    G 1475
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