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  • Short Summary

    John Buchan MP opens the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Edinburgh. With Regal Pageantry. Mr John Buchan MP - 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 ranks of Scottish troops.

    An open carriage drives away followed by cavalry troops.

    Various dignitaries - many in uniform - walk in procession - presumably one of these is John Buchan.

    The parading dignitaries walk into building to begin the General Assembly.

    More shots of parade of dignitaries.

    N.B. As well as being a successful politician John Buchan wrote novels such as 'The Thirty Nine Steps'. MD

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    707.20
    Media URN:
    6183
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/05/1933
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:52:00 / 01:28:03:00
    Canister:
    33/42

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