• Short Summary

    The new Governor is installed at Edinburgh Castle, Scotland.

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    New Governor installed. Edinburgh, Scotland.

    LV Edinburgh Castle. SV Angle shot flag on tower at Edinburgh castle. LV Lord Lyon advancing to centre of parade ground. he halts before the new Governor. CU The new Governor Lieutenant General Sir G.H.A. Macmillan. LV The New Governor saying: "Will you order the gates of the castle to be opened and the key brought to me" (11) Lord Lyon bows. SV Crowd watching ceremony. MV Lord Lyon advancing towards the castle. SV Castle tower and battlements. SCU Sentry and officer on battlements of castle. MV Herald going forward to the castle gates. LV Back view, herald reaching gates bangs on door. SV Gate opens, Herald hands over message.

    LV parade ground with troops lined up. SV Heralds waiting. MV Officer I/C. Captain J. Parnell (Argyll and Sutherland) with N.C.O. escorts advancing with key. SV Pan Officer I/C. Captain J Parnell.(Argyll and Sutherland.) with N.C.O. escorts advancing with key. SV Crowd. LV Towards, key party arriving on parade ground. SCU Pan, Key party halting in front of General Macmillan. MV Back view, New Governor saying "Lt. Col. Maclean, "I instruct you to take charge of this key and to hand it to the officer in charge of troops in Edinburgh Castle for safe custody". (21) Lieutenant Colonel Maclean salutes. SV Maclean salutes, walks over to collect key. SV French officer in crowd. MV Governor led by heralds marching towards castle. SV Pan Governor and wife in procession. LV Towards, pipe band marching to castle. LV Band entering castle.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:59:00 / 01:39:43:00

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