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Reference number: 2784

Date: 1949 - 1950

Director: [filmed by David Gordon, Marquess of Aberdeen and Temair]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.37 mins

Description: Family scenes of the Gordon family, a scout camp at Haddo House, Aberdeenshire, and Lord Aberdeen greeting King George VI and family at Ballater station.

See also refs. 2731, 2732, 2780, 2781, 2782, 2783, 2786

Shotlist: [b/w] no credits. cricket match at Ellon (1.48) "Babies in bed" family group (1.57) [col] scenes on beach - Newburgh? (3.28) baby - Andrew(?) in christening robe (4.35) ints. children at tea (5.03) 1949 [Scout camp in grounds of Haddo House] Chief Scout Lord Rowallan, and Dr. Steven, County Commissioner, Aberdeenshire. (6.48) gvs bell tents (6.56) [b/w] general assembly at the end of the weekend camp. Lord Rowallan presents King's Scout badge. Cheers for Chief Scout. (8.19) Boys on the "Fifth Bridge" built over a burn (8.50) man in pyjamas keeps an eye on toddler walking in field, helps her to climb through wire fence (10.24) c/u baby - Andrew(?) (10.47) [col] Falls of Rogie during family day out. Picnic (12.03) gvs valley scenery (13.31) [1950] [Arrival of Royal family at Ballater] Lord Aberdeen (David Gordon's uncle) Lord Lieutenant of the County greets King George VI and family at Ballater railway station. gvs party chatting (14.37)