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  • Short Summary

    Duke Connaught inspects Boy scout of several nationalities, Birkenhead, Merseyside.

  • Description

    Arrowe Park, Birkenhead, Merseyside.

    Full titles read: "'THE WORLD'S ARMY OF YOUTH & BROTHERHOOD' - The Chief Scout sees his life's work crowned as 50,000 scouts of all Nations march past the Duke of Connaught - there President - at great Coming of Age Jamboree."

    L/S's of the huge scout camp at in the large field at Arrowes Park. L/S's of scout procession making it's way through the camp. Good M/S of Duke of Connaught (Prince Arthur) in scouts uniform. L/S of the Duke climbing up steps onto podium overlooking the camp. L/S's of the scouts from various nationalities marching past the Duke who salutes from podium.

    Intertitle reads: "Urge Forward !"

    L/S of scouts running forward and waving flags.

    Intertitle reads: "The Prince of Wales after adventurous flight.... spends night under canvas & whole day with the boys..."

    L/S of the Prince of Wales (King Edward VIII, Duke of Windsor) in scouts uniform greeting hundreds of senior scout members, he chats and talks to many of them.

    Intertitle reads: "Honour to him to whom honour is due !"

    Very good C/U of the Duke of Connaught.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    798.08
    Media URN:
    36053
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    05/08/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:46:00 / 01:14:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1630

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