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  • Short Summary

    Fancy dressed students in rag parade frolics on the streets of Aberdeen.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Scotland. 'This took place in Aberdeen!' Believe it or not!! University students make Aberdonians 'can their cash' on Gala Day for Hospitals."

    Aberdeen, Scotland.

    MS a group of students in various fancy dress costumes dance with much abandon in front of a barrel organ.

    VS of parade of students in fancy dress through streets of Aberdeen. Many of them are carrying small white boxes, presumably collecting tins for charity donations.

    Intertitle reads: "The Lord Provost was kidnapped and ransomed for �30 paid on the spot!"

    MS of student standing on back of lorry, talking and waving a stick. Pan to Lord Provost who appears to be being held captive by two girls. The student appears to be auctioning the Lord Provost's freedom. The fee is paid and counted as the students cheer.

    MS drinks are handed out from the back of a decorated lorry. VS of people drinking in the streets.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1429.30
    Media URN:
    46645
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    30/04/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:10:00 / 01:57:55:00
    Canister:
    31/35

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