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    Dunoon, Scotland.

    MS. Pipe band en route for traditional Cowal Highland games passing through Dunoon, pan to crowd watching. LS. Band passing through Dunoon. MS. Britain's Prime Minister Mr Clement Attlee and Mrs Attlee taking their places in stand. MS. Small girls performing highland dance (2 shots). MS. Line of girl dancers bowing. LS. Bicycle race in progress around track (2 shots). MS. Girls dancing on stage. Cyclists seen in background. SCU. Mr and Mrs Attlee watching. SCU. Elderly Scot beating time to music. SCU. Mr and Mrs Attlee. LMS. Scotch girl competitors watching, pan to man and woman dancing. MS. Competitor taking pole vault. MS. Competitor throwing the hammer. MS. Small boys and girls in national costumes. MS. Competitor picking up hammer. MS. Competitor throwing hammer. MS. Flight of hammer through air. LS. Judge marking spot. MS. Competitor preparing to throw hammer makes a fault. MS. Girls watching, pan to others dancing. CU. Girl watching, pan to feet of another performing sword dance. MS. Children looking at trophies. MS. A judge's box, pan to band playing. MS. Towards, band march off. MS. Back view, band march off. MS. Cycle race in progress (2 shots). LS. Crowd. Cyclists pass in foreground. LS. Cyclists. MS. Competitor tossing the caber. MS. Pipe band matching on field, pan to judge's box. CU. Feet of judge seen at bottom of box beating time. CU. Band playing. CU. Man blowing pipes. SCU. Drummer. LS. Competitor N. Gregor making new Scottish record in the pole vault. SCU. Gregor putting on sweater. LS. Crowd. LS. Line of drum majors marching across field. MS. Children in drum major competition. LS. Crowd in stand, pan to the march past for the grand finale. MS. Mr and Mrs Attlee with the Provost of Dunoon, Mr Wyatt, and wife. MS. Various shots of the march past for the finale (3 shots). SCU. Mr and Mrs Attlee with the Provost and wife, applauding. LS. Mass line up for finale. MS. Mrs Attlee presenting prizes (4 shots). MS. Band lined up.


    Date found in the old record - 28/08/1950.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:48:00 / 01:09:37:00
    UN 2280 C
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    UN 2280 C
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    Lifestyle & Culture Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Cowal Highland Games highland gathering Scottish Highlands
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