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    Scottish troops set off in troopship from Southampton for Palestine.

    Full title reads: "Southampton. 'Should auld acquaintance be forgot' 1st Batt. Royal Scots Fusiliers have cherry send-off to Palestine."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Side shot of packed troopship. Soldiers wave and give hearty cheer.

    High angle shot of men and women standing on the dockside. They wave as the troopship departs.

    Side angle of the troopship.

    Closer shot showing men leaning over the rails of the deck. Many of the soldiers wear the headgear of Scottish troops confirming that some of them probably are members of the 1st Battalion Royal Scots Fusiliers. The men continue to cheer.

    Longer shot as ship moves out of the harbour, a military band is playing 'Auld Lang Syne' in the background.

    (Natural sound track only - No commentary)

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1932
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    4814
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    663.45
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:25:00 / 01:58:36:00
    Canister:
    32/16
    Sort Number:
    32/016
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    Lifestyle & Culture War & Revolution
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    Auld Lang Syne Les parisiens aiment les moteurs !
  • Stills

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

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