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  • Short Summary

    Robert Baden Powell, founder of the scouts, opens the Schoolboys' Own Exhibition in London.

  • Description

    BADEN POWELL OPENS SCHOOLBOYS' OWN EXHIBITION (London)

    Item title reads - Take the 'im' out of impossible! Sir Robert Baden Powell - the ever young - makes stirring call to youth at opening of Schoolboys' Own Exhibition.

    M/S of Robert Baden Powell stood in scout leaders uniform with his hands in his pockets, he is making a speech from a platform. M/S of the people watching. M/S profile of him making speech, various shots as people listen. M/S as he looks at a printing press.

    M/S of a metal robot, it lifts its hand and a man shakes it. He lifts the front of the head up to show the lights of the eyes underneath. He then opens its front which shows a pump going up and down. M/S of children looking at an aeroplane engine. M/S of a man sawing wood held in a vice. M/S of boys looking at pistons. Various shots of the exhibition.

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    Film ID:
    772.30
    Media URN:
    35515
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:47:44:00 / 01:50:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1569

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