• Short Summary

    Lord High Commissioner represents the King in Edinburgh.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE CHURCH OF SCOTLAND - Mr John Buchan, M.P., Lord High Commissioner, represents H.M. The King."

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Mr John Buchan, Lord High Commissioner representing King George V inspects the Guard of Honour (Scottish Highlanders) prior to the visit to St Giles Cathedral.

    Lord High Commissioner and his wife leave the palace in a horse drawn coach. Two other men in coach with them. Several shots of the coach slowly moving through the crowded streets of Edinburgh. They are in a procession led by mounted troops.

    Coach stops in front of St Giles Cathedral and Lord High Commissioner and his wife dismount. Lord High Commissioner salutes to the Guard of Honour and he and his wife enter the cathedral.

    N.B. As well as being a successful politician John Buchan wrote novels such as `The Thirty Nine Steps'. MD

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    787.24
    Media URN:
    9729
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    24/05/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:46:00 / 01:33:53:00
    Canister:
    34/42

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