GROSVENOR TOPICAL NEWS: UNVEILING CEREMONY OF THE CAMERONIANS "SCOTTISH RIFLES"

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Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Military

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: GROSVENOR TOPICAL NEWS: UNVEILING CEREMONY OF THE CAMERONIANS "SCOTTISH RIFLES"

Reference number: 0319

Date: 1927, August 9

Sponsor: [attrib Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.12 mins

Description: Unveiling ceremony of the Cameronians "Scottish Rifles" Regimental Memorial by Field Marshall Earl Haig, in the grounds of the Kelvingrove Museum, Glasgow.

Credits: [possibly Grosvenor Topical News]

Shotlist: Credits (.13) Couple standing beside a large wreath (.19) Earl Haig gets out of car and inspects guard of honour in front of the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow (.34) A group of officers walk with Earl Haig past Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (.44) Shots at the memorial, Earl Haig addresses crowds, and unveils the monument (1.11) On the platform, he addresses the gathering. Shots of buglers playing a fanfare and pipe band starting to play (1.39) Major-General Sir Philip Robertson, KCB, CMG, places a wreath on behalf of the regiment. shots of same (2.05) Lt. Col. C.B. Vandeleur, DSO, places a wreath on behalf of all members of the Regimental Association. Wreath is placed, followed by several others. Shots of men and women lining up to lay their flowers on the memorial. Policemen and women first aid officers (2.59) shot of crowds in street with trams in the background, going along Dumbarton Road. Pan round to Art Gallery (3.21) Shots of group around the memorial as members of the public file past to pay their respects (4.01) Thomas Collins, 68 years of age, enlisted 6th January, 1874, and Lieutenant H. May, VC. shot of the two veterans holding a large wreath (4.12)