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  • Short Summary

    Compilation of Warwick Trading Company films documenting Boer War events.

  • Description

    Collection of material made by the Warwick Trading Company. Many thanks to Luke McKernan at the National Film and Television Archive for his assistance in identifying these stories.

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    viii) Sir George White Leaving London Hippodrome - Crowds at the entrance to the London Hippodrome await the departure of Sir George White. He emerges in company with Mr Cook, the manager of the theatre, and is immediately surrounded by the enthusiastic crowd. Men wave their hats in the air. Policemen try to keep the crowd under control. Sir George White was famous as the defender of Ladysmith, and was invalided home. Date: 9 April 1900. Warwick Trading Company catalogue number 5655a.

    ix) General Buller's Transport of Ox-Teams - A long procession of ox-drawn wagons, driven by Zulus, coming over the hill towards the camera. General Buller led the British Forces during the Boer War until being superseded by Lord Roberts. Date: April/May 1900. Warwick Trading Company Catalogue number 5549a.

    NOTE: ALL THESE STORIES (PLUS OTHER BOER WAR ITEMS) CAN ALSO BE FOUND ON "BOER WAR REEL 2"

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    Film ID:
    2287.03
    Media URN:
    74587
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1899 - 1900
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:04:00 / 01:29:41:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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