EARL HAIG UNVEILS PEEBLES WAR MEMORIAL

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Places:

  • Peebles-shire
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Military
  • War

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: EARL HAIG UNVEILS PEEBLES WAR MEMORIAL

Reference number: 1475

Date: 1922, October 5

Sponsor: [ Playhouse Cinema, Peebles]

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4:39 mins

Description: Earl Haig unveils Peebles War Memorial and lays a wreath after inspecting a parade of war veterans. Crowds line the streets to watch the pipes and drums lead the parade of veterans.

Acknowledgement is made to Borders Archives Services for helping to date this film accurately.

Shotlist: No credits. Parade of war veterans inspected by Earl Haig and other military personnel (1.08); [Shot in background of film cameraman filming the proceedings on hand-cranked camera from (0.33) to (0.42)]: Ceremony of unveiling at war memorial, Peebles. Earl Haig accompanied by Provost and civic officials unveils memorial and lays a wreath (1.57); Close-up of Haig and officers (2.09); Pipers playing (2.19); Shots from above of the assembled crowds and guard of honour as Haig and party emerge from doorway and onto podium in front of High Street building. (3.20); Crowds line streets to watch pipes and drums lead the parade of veterans (4.21); Shots of the speeches (4.39)