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  • Description

    Item title reads - Braw lads' gathering, Galashiels, 1936. Borders, Scotland.

    M/S of two men on a balcony, they are wearing some kind of uniform and holding a flag comprising different shields. M/S of uniformed men in kilts marching along followed by others on horses. M/S as the mayoral coach drives by. M/S as horses ride into the water to Abbotsford House, former home of Walter Scott.

    M/S as they ride through water and enter the gate. M/S as a man and woman shake hands with the owner (?). The mayor joins them. M/S as the horses line up on the grass in front of the house and the riders raise their glasses. M/S of the couple who greeted him. M/S of the group on a platform, the woman is presented with flowers which she lays on the war memorial. L/S pan across the town, a man on a horse raises a flag with different shields on. The crowds wave.

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  • Data

    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    13042
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    887.05
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:57:00 / 01:10:59:00
    Canister:
    36/53
    Sort Number:
    36/053
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  • Stills

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

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