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  • Short Summary

    The people of Arbroath stage historical pageant in grounds of ruined Abbey. Scotland.

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    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Arbroath's historical pageant. At the request of the people of Arbroath, the management of this theatre has pleasure in showing this full length silent film of the Arbroath historical pageant'.

    Townspeople of Arbroath, Scotland stage an historical pageant in the grounds of the Abbey to commemorate the signing of the town charter by King Robert the Bruce. Scotland.

    CU King Robert. Various shots of the ceremony in the ruined Abbey, the walls are the only parts standing. MS pan walls of Abbey. LS the barons leaving on horseback after the declaration of Independence had been signed.

    Various shots of the ceremony. MS a baron signing the declaration at the King's throne. Various shots of the ruined Abbey. MS foot soldiers leaving. MS the Abbott leading the procession to the King. MS street in Arbroath. LS Abbey. MS signing charter.

    Cuts for 47/69.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:50:00 / 02:01:25:00
    UN 1797 B

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