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  • Short Summary

    Earl Beaty is made Freeman of the Glasgow and reviews 10,000 members of the Boy's Brigade.

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    Glasgow, Scotland.

    Intertitle: "BEATTY AND THE BOYS. After being made Freeman of the City, Earl Beatty reviews 10,000 members of the Boys' Brigade."

    M/S of the Earl walking to the entrance of a civic building, he greet various dignitaries, including the Mayor. M/S of the Earl's car, crowds of onlookers serge around the car, some even lean on it to get a better view. The Earl climbs into his car. C/U of the Earl sitting in his car, a man leans over the door to shake his hand - it is reminiscent of the way the public treat pop stars today!

    Panning L/S of a crowd looking over a parade ground at several battalions of Boys' Brigades. C/U of the Earl standing next to a man in military uniform (commander in chief of the Boys Brigade?), they are on a raised platform. M/S, taken from the side, of the Earl standing on the platform as members of the Boys' Brigade march past.

    Note: some old records may refer to this story - under the title EARL BEATTY FIRST SEALORD - as missing from G 667 - this is incorrect.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:06:00 / 01:37:17:00
    G 668

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