• Short Summary

    Traditional Scottish events dominate the Highland Games competition at Dunoon.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Clans Gather At Cowal Games".

    Scotland.

    LS General view of Dunoon, Argyllshire, with loch in foreground.

    MS LS Pipers marching along in bagpipe band championships. MS Cut in shots of spectators in highland dress.

    MS the foursome reel junior dance contest. CU One of the traditional Scottish dancers. CU a piper. MS a girl performing a sword dance. CU Her feet dancing between the swords.

    LS the high jump. MS CU Brawny Scots throwing the hammer one after the other. CU a cut in shot of a pretty Scots girl. CU Men putting the shot. CU Tossing the caber. (2 different competitors). MS The wire hammer throwing.

    LS General view of the field. CU the Sergeant Major who led the finale. LS the massed pipe band finale. A cameraman with a tripod is seen in the foreground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1191.08
    Media URN:
    41232
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/09/1947
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:15:00 / 01:15:43:00
    Canister:
    47/71

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