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  • Short Summary

    Austen Chamberlain becomes Rector of Glasgow University and watches rugby match.

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    Full title reads: "SIR AUSTEN CHAMBERLAIN installed as Rector of Glasgow University - all the students 'took off' his famous monocle".


    M/S of group of men in mortar boards and robes walking past university buildings. The man in the middle of the group is Sir Austen Chamberlain, secretary of state for foreign affairs. M/S of Chamberlain standing inbetween four University professors / senior academics, in ceremonial gowns. C/U of Chamberlain wearing his monocle and a mortar board. M/S of group of female students in caps and gowns. A couple of them wear fake monocles. M/S of Chamberlain and the professors. Panning C/U of the young women in their monocles. C/U of Chamberlain as he removes his mortar board.

    Cuts / out takes start at 01:19:42. M/S of Chamberlain getting out of a horse drawn carriage, he is greeted by a party of academics. Various L/Ss of game of rugby / Gaelic football. C/U of Chamberlain watching match from stands. M/S of Chamberlain standing between two of the (very muddy) players. M/S of stands; more elderly man and woman join Chamberlain. M/S of Chamberlain shaking hands with some of the players after the match. More shots Chamberlain watching match.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:12:00 / 01:21:43:00
    G 1343

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