Scenes from life at the turn of the century - life in Britain and around the world
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Reel 2. Continued.
01:17:08 Dog sledge team in Northern Canada. The sledge is being pulled through a forested area with lots of snow.
01:17:17 Prospectors running across field. Two men seated holding unidentified devices. Two heavily bearded men (they could be aboriginal?).
01:17:31 Men climbing up the edge of ice sheet. Man jumps across a crevice (shot from below). His colleague follows him.
01:17:43 Sun high up in the sky. High angle shot of mule train about to cross river. Closer shot of men with mule train walking across hilly terrain.
01:18:02 Decorated dome of oriental mosque. Front of mosque - again highly decorated. (Quick shots). Atmospheric shots of far eastern street. Troops called to inspection in tented camp in desert area (there are palm trees in the back ground). C/U soldier playing reveille on bugle. Ranks of soldiers fix bayonets to rifles. (Voice over suggests that this could be Sudan - wherever it is, it certainly isn't turn of the century).
End of Neg Reel.
01:18:42 Sun through overcast sky. Artillery guns fire salute. Band of soldiers playing at Queen Victoria's funeral. Horses draw coffin on gun carriage past crowds. Soldiers stand alongside as pallbearers lift coffin. Guns fire salute.