• Short Summary

    The Duke and Duchess of York leave Holyrood house to make the journey to St Giles Cathedral for the opening of the General Assembly

  • Description

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Title card reads: "Representing His Majesty - Duke and Duchess of Kent opening of General Assembly in Edinburgh" (Super over Duke and Princess Marina Duchess of Kent walking down steps).

    WS. Prince George, Duke of Kent as the Lord High Commissioner to the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, saluting and joining senior officers before inspecting the troops. WS. The Palace of Holyrood House with the Guard of Honour of the Gordon Highlanders on parade in the courtyard pan the Duke as he walks. WS. The Duke climbing into Royal landau escorted by the Royal Scots Grays. Pan as he leaves to go to St. Giles' Cathedral for the divine service the first part of the General Assembly proceedings.

    LS. The square outside the Cathedral with crowds on the pavements. LS. Pan the Duke and Duchess as they walk towards towards the Cathedral. WS. The Duke and Duchess climbing into their carriage to make the journey to the Assembly Halls for the installation of the new moderator of the Church of Scotland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    827.11
    Media URN:
    11039
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/05/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:24:30:00 / 01:26:03:00
    Canister:
    35/41

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