• Short Summary

    Tenor Robert Wilson sings 'Hail Caledonia' in traditional Scottish costume.

  • Description

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    Brief introduction, probably from a later compilation, of a man sitting beside a large gramophone player. He introduces Robert Wilson, describing him as fair, good-looking and having a magnificent voice and puts a record on the turntable.

    London, probably Pathe Studio.

    Various shots of tenor Robert Wilson in traditional Scottish costume and kilt, sitting on a table as he sings 'Hail Caledonia'. Towards the end of the song he picks up a glass of scotch (?) and raises it in a toast.

    Brief section of introduction man, saying "That's a funny time of the day to be drinking fruit salts".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1194.29
    Media URN:
    41187
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:58:00 / 01:55:57:00
    Canister:
    PT 505

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