• Short Summary

    Royal Family watch Highland Games in heavy rain.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Braemar in the rain".

    Highland Games, Scotland.

    L/S of band of bagpipers parading around arena, passing spectators. The Royal Family attend the Braemar gathering. M/S of the Royal car arriving, King George VI dressed in kilted Scottish costume alights from the car and is greeted by the bearded Marquis of Aberdeen. King is accompanied by Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother), Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) and Princess Margaret. The Princesses both wear tartan skirts.

    The Royal Family shelter from heavy rain to watch the traditional sports. Various shots of competitors in kilts and vests throwing hammers and running through mud. Intercut with shots of bedraggled looking spectators. Good C/U of Queen chatting with Princess Elizabeth, pan to King wearing serious expression.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1410.03
    Media URN:
    45901
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    12/09/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:32:00 / 01:05:26:00
    Canister:
    46/73

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