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  • Short Summary

    Princess Mary lays stone and plants tree.

  • Description

    Item title reads: "Colonel-in-chief Princess Mary. Spends crowded day with officers and men of her own Regiment - the Royal Scots."

    Scotland

    M/S of Princess Mary as she addresses the crowd, flanked by officers. She makes her way through some gates, and young soldiers come to attention. The princess helps unveil a memorial by removing the flag of St. Andrew. She shakes hands with officials and helps to lay a stone into wet mortar, which is lowered from above. She is cheered by young soldiers waving caps. The princess wears a fur trimmed coat and is handed a spade by an officer She shovels in some earth and plants a small tree. The officer salutes. M/S sentry at gates.

    Note: The princess looks a little bemused as the officer hands her a spade as she's not sure what to do with it.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    674.06
    Media URN:
    32821
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/03/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:55:00 / 01:10:08:00
    Canister:
    G 1382

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