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    Item title reads - Border towns unite. Duke of Buccleuch, head of the great Border Clan, with impressive ceremony, joins Dumfries and Maxwelltown in one great Burgh. Scotland.

    M/S as a band marches along followed by Elders and officials. M/S as the Duke of Buccleuch shakes hands with two officials then walks along and opens the gates dividing the two towns. He makes a speech. M/S as they walk along after the ceremony. L/S as the camera pans across them all on a platform, M/S of two flags in the middle, they look to be the same, this is probably the flag of the new Burgh.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    07/10/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    18644
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    804.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:46:00 / 01:38:05:00
    Canister:
    G 1648
    Sort Number:
    G 1648
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Castle Drumlanrig Castle
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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