Sir Douglas Haig 1914-1918

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Sir Douglas Haig - reception and inspection.

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Crowds in a town street wave and cheer as car carrying Sir Douglas Haig drives by. High angle view shows lots of university students (male and female) in gowns and some in mortar boards walking through ancient...

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Cataloguer:
Sarah
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Silent
Media URN:
73734
Sort Number:
ON 164 A
Time in/Out:
01:00:01:00 / 01:05:45:00
Canister:
ON 164 A
Film ID:
1934.01
Issue Date:
1914 - 1918

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  • This film (featuring Earl Haig) appears to have been recorded in the University Town of St Andrew's, Fife, Scotland. The ancient stone archway shown in the early part of the film is at the junction of South Street/Bridge Street/City Road and still stands there today.

    robc78 4th Apr 2014

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