• Short Summary

    Sergeant Harry Abbot is shoemaker to the Scots Guards and is seen repairing their boots.

  • Description

    Guard shoemaker.

    Chelsea Barracks, London.

    Various shots of marching feet on parade ground. They belong to the Scots Guards, C/U of an officer watching them. A group of them carry their boots to the shoemaker, his name is Sergeant Harry Abbot and he examines the boots as he takes them in. Others laugh at the large holes in the soles of one man's boots as he tries to explain how they got there.

    Various shots of 64 year old Harry, who fought in the Boer War, in his workshop as he repairs the boots with new caps and soles. M/S of the finished boots. M/S of man marching in his newly repaired boots. M/S of Harry talking to the Regimental Sergeant Major. C/U of Harry wearing his medals.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1566.30
    Media URN:
    50284
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    20/09/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:39:00 / 01:58:04:00
    Canister:
    NSP 390

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment