• Short Summary

    The General assembly of the Church of Scotland gathers in Edinburgh.

  • Description

    Edinburgh, Scotland.

    LV. Princes Street, Edinburgh (title super over). LV. St. Giles Cathedral. GV. Pipe band approaching. TV. Royal Scots marching. GV. Crowd watching. SV. Royal Scots marching. GV. Procession approaching, headed by mace bearers and the like. LV. One of the St. Giles Cathedral's towers. GV. The Lord Provost Sir John G. Banks walking into St. Giles and saluting very smartly as he passes representatives of the services. GV. Archbishop of Canterbury arriving with his wife. CU. Notice board reading "The High Kirk of Edinburgh St. Giles Cathedral". CV. Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Fisher standing on the steps. GV. The Royal Scots present arms. GV. Conservative MP Mr Walter Elliot the High Commissioner, arrives to inspect the Guard of Honour formed by the 1st Battalion of the Royal Scots. LV. The spires of the Assembly Hall. The camera tilts down to show procession entering courtyard. GV. Crowd. TV. Mrs Pandit, sister of the Indian Premier Nehru, walking up steps of the Assembly Hall. GV. The Lord Provost's bodyguard holding their silver batons. TV. Lord John Anderson Waverley walking up steps followed by Mr Elliot. TV. The High Commissioner walking up steps.

    (Lav.) (Orig.I.)

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:47:00 / 01:25:19:00

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