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  • Short Summary

    Lord Roberts sees the hunt as well as inspecting veterans and Boys' Brigade in Aberdeen.

  • Description

    Lord Roberts in Aberdeen. Scotland.

    M/S outside stately home, a woman walks along followed by Lord Roberts and two huntsmen. M/S of men, horses and dogs preparing for the hunt. Lord Roberts is stood in the middle talking to one of the huntsmen who points off screen. Brief shot of a man, two women, a boy and an old man sat on platform behind military band. M/S Lord Roberts inspecting group of veterans (possibly Boer War) in uniforms. M/S Roberts in hat with big white plume and jacket with medals, gold braid, etc. He is accompanied by officers, one wearing tartan shawl. He walks along row of elderly men standing to attention.

    Brief shots of Roberts in same uniform on street, he is walking past horses and there is a crowd in the background. L/S Boys' Brigade parade, camera pans front to back rows of boys in uniforms lined up. M/S Lord Roberts and two other dignitaries riding down street in back of open carriage, crowds line the street. M/S as carriage passes, it is followed by officers on horses. C/U Lord Roberts and the dignitaries getting out of the carriage.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1660.37
    Media URN:
    70925
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:10:00 / 01:53:35:00
    Canister:
    ON 001 B

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