• Short Summary

    Royal visitors enjoy the festivities at the Highland Games - Caber tossing, sword dancing etc.

  • Description

    Braemar, Scotland.

    GV. Massed pipers marching into the arena. SV. Pipers marching towards. SV. Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh in kilt with the Queen Elizabeth II and the Marquis of Aberdeen watching from Royal Pavilion. LV. Pipers marching past Royal Pavilion. CU. Pan, piper. BGV. Arena and the massed crowds in foreground. SV. Competitor throwing the hammer - he swings his hammer and falls. SV. Two competitors doing highland wrestling and they both tumble. SV. Competitor putting the heavy stone. LAS. Stone in air and falls to ground. CU. Piper. SV. Two competitors on platform dancing the sword dance with Scottish piper in foreground. CU. Feet dancing over crossed swords. AS. Two competitors dancing the sword dance. SV. The Duke with the Queen watching. SV. Pan, competitor running and tossing the caber, pan as caber falls to ground without turning over. SV. Two Scottish boys applauding. SV. Competitor trying to balance a caber - caber overbalances and falls backwards, onto ground. CU. Girl type smiling. LV. Competitor tossing the caber right over.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    28.02
    Media URN:
    27436
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1952
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:21:00 / 01:01:30:00
    Canister:
    52/73

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