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    Full title reads: "Annan. 'The Riding of the Marches' revived! The Cornet carries the Burgh flag supported by 50 horsemen - tradition requires snuff-taking and home-brewed ale for all!"

    Annan, Scotland.

    A group of dignitaries are gathered on a balcony. A Scottish flag is handed over to one of the men.

    A Scottish bag pipe band leads a parade down a street. Behind them ride men on horseback lead by a man carrying the flag unfurled.

    Shots of the riders in the countryside coming towards the camera with the flag.

    A civic dignitary offers a snuff case to some of the riders. The man (possibly a Mayor) offers the snuff to people gathered to watch (including several women). One of the women sneezes after taking the snuff.

    More shots of the riders out on their horses.

    The riders (now on foot) are treated to glasses of beer, poured from a pitcher. Nice shot of top hatted rider (on his horse) drinking a glass of beer. Good shot of a toff having a drink.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/07/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    Media URN:
    6311
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    715.07
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:53:00 / 01:10:00:00
    Canister:
    30/12
    Sort Number:
    30/012
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    Categories
    Lifestyle & Culture Entertainment & Humour
    WorkSpaces
    Drinking Snuff
  • Stills

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

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