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    Baden-Powell watches Boy Scout parade and reviews troops at Southport, Merseyside. 1915?

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    Southport, Merseyside.

    Boy Scouts founder Colonel Robert Baden-Powell at Southport. Baden-Powell (in the wide-brimmed hat), another officer and mayor walk inspect troop of soldiers. High angle shot of three men passing 2 rows of soldiers, civilians, trees and building in background. B-P and Mayor walk up steps towards camera.

    Baden-Powell, mayor and a few others walk past line of Boy Scouts (who are all standing straight and looking serious). The visitors stop in front of boys and talk. C/U Baden-Powell talking with young man (sea scout?), who then salutes.

    Boy Scout parade, side view. Scouts in shirts, shorts, knee socks and wide brimmed hats march by, some carry flags. Boys are of various ages and sizes, as well as some Scoutmasters. A policeman watches parade. Closer shot of boys' heads going by, with Baden-Powell and other spectators watching from balcony above.

    Children, teenagers, Youth organisations, military.

    Modified WPA record.

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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
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    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:59:00 / 01:32:12:00
    ON 019 K

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