`ROSLIN CASTLE' (TROOPSHIP) LEAVING FOR SOUTH AFRICA
This film is held by the BFI (ID: 420903).
ACTUALITY. Single shot. Spectators on the quayside wave as the crowded ship moves away.
Note: The Roslin Castle left Southampton on Friday 20 October 1899, bearing Major-General Hildyard and 2nd Brigade Staff, special service officers, and the 2nd Battalion West Yorkshires.
Refs: John Barnes, Filming the Boer War (1992), p 284. National Film Archive, Catalogue, Part 1: Silent News Films: N.45. Warwick cat. no. 5476. The Times, 23 October 1899.