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  • Short Summary

    Grenadier Guards pay tribute to General Sir George Higginson on his 100th birthday.

  • Description

    Windsor, Berkshire.

    Title: "Father of the Guards. Grenadier Guards pay tribute to General Sir George Higginson in celebration of his 100th birthday".

    M/S of a very elderly man - Higginson - being escorted on to a parade ground by several officers. M/S of Higginson being presented with a large basket of roses, he struggles to his feet to accept them.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:11:46. Panning M/S follows an officer inspecting a troop of soldiers in busbies. M/S of four senior officers in conversation, one looks very like Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught. M/S of Higginson being helped out of a car. Various shots of Higginson walking on the parade ground - he is very decrepit and moves with difficulty. Various shots of Higginson being introduced to members of the Grenadier Guards. Prince Arthur presents Higginson with a certificate. C/Us of Higginson and Prince Arthur.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    506.03
    Media URN:
    25849
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/06/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:17:00 / 01:15:07:00
    Canister:
    G 1306

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