GORDON HIGHLANDERS' PRESENTATION OF THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF ABERDEEN 1949

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Places:

  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Military
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: GORDON HIGHLANDERS' PRESENTATION OF THE FREEDOM OF THE CITY OF ABERDEEN 1949

Reference number: 4024

Date: 1949

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.03 mins

Description: The Duke of Gloucester, Colonel-in-Chief of the Gordon Highlanders accepts the freedom of the City of Aberdeen. Crowds watch the parade along Union Street.

Shotlist: c/u Casket and scroll commemorating the Freedom of the city awarded on 20th August 1964 (0.03); shots of people military and civilian walking onto grass (0.13); shot of crowd in the ground (0.18); shot of Regiment line up (0.30); general view of entire ground (0.33); Lord Provost Duncan Fraser walks along with regiment (0.39); shot of crowd (0.43); crowds in street watch parade, hanging out of windows. Shots of parade in Union Street. Trams, cars. Pass Music Hall (1.35); Small part of Regiment march down Market Street? towards the harbour which can be seen in the background (1.47); Regiment mixing with crowd outside the Music Hall on Union Street (2.09 min) 77 ft