GORDON HIGHLANDERS

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Places:

  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Military
  • War

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • ROBELLO, Paul
  • WALKER, William

Decade:

  • 1890s

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Title: GORDON HIGHLANDERS

Reference number: 0449

Date: 1899c

Production company: [attributed to Walker's Cinematograph]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 0.40 secs

Description: Kilted pipe band leads a contingent of the Gordon Highlanders along Aberdeen's Union Terrace, en route for army barracks in Edinburgh, and thence a tour of duty in the Boer War.

Shotlist: Kilted pipe band leads a contingent of the Gordon Highlanders in Aberdeen's Union Terrace past spectators. [Small boy in foreground gets his head smacked by soldier] (00.42 at 24fps)