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  • Short Summary

    Military and religious ceremonies in Edinburgh - with Sir Iain Colquhoun, Lord High Commissioner.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Edinburgh. With Regal Pageantry Sir Iain Colquhoun - the Lord High Commissioner - as representative of the King - holds levee and opens the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland."

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    Inspection of troops from kilt wearing Scottish regiment. Closer shot of those making the inspection - including Sir Iain Colquhoun.

    Sir Iain and other dignitaries ride off in horse drawn carriage from the parade ground.

    Sir Iain, his wife, and others are greeted by leaders of the Church of Scotland on the steps of a church or cathedral in Edinburgh.

    Inside the building pages in ancient uniforms lead a parade of dignitaries. Lots of strange hats are on display - along with a judge's wig. They are here to open the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, the established Church North of the Border.

    Sound Track Missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    675.31
    Media URN:
    5010
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:59:00 / 01:41:34:00
    Canister:
    32/42

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