• Short Summary

    Runners carrying Fiery Crosses (an ancient rallying signal for the Scottish clans) journey from Edinburgh Castle to London for distribution to the Commonwealth and the world

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The "Fiery Cross" Starts Travelling from Edinburgh

    BRITAIN: Various:
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    AEROPLANES R.A.F. Very good shots of plane in flight

    CASTLES Good shots of Edinburgh Castle

    EDINBURGH. Good shot of Edinburgh Castle when Lord Provost starts runners for Fiery Cross on their way

    SIR JOHN FALCONER - LORD PROVOST OF EDINBURGH Starts of Fiery Cross on first stage of its journey to Guildhall for transportation to Commonwealth

    THE FIERY CROSS Sir John Falconer - Lord Provost of Edinburgh handing Fiery Crosses on first stage of their journey to London's Guildhall - for distribution to all parts of commonwealth and world.

    GUILDHALL. Runners with the Fiery Cross entering Guildhall Yard amid applause. Ceremony in Yard where crosses are handled over for world-wide delivery

    Scotland

    Scottish, tradition, running, run, rally, signal, enterprise, deliver, symbol, Enterprise Scotland 1947
    Background: Runners carrying Fiery Crosses (an ancient rallying signal for the Scottish clans) journey from Edinburgh Castle to London for distribution to the Commonwealth and the world

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4WZKNOBCIGP8QT7J1456ZZCEQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4WZKNOBCIGP8QT7J1456ZZCEQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/08/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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