• Short Summary

    Item shows annual ceremony of Common Riding by Standard bearer in Selkirk. Scotland.

  • Description

    Selkirk

    Scotland.

    L/S town of Selkirk. M/S statue of the Standard bearer of Flodden. M/S of current Standard bearer with the flag, about to take part in the annual ceremony of Common Riding. M/S of him with Provost and other dignitaries. L/S as crowds wave at the camera as they go to take part in the ceremony. Various shots of the Standard bearer with his cavalcade on their horses as they 'ride the marshes'. M/S as he drinks a glass of milk which is also part of the ceremony. Various shots as the ride continues to the boundaries. Various shots as they ride back to the market place, the last part is done at a gallop. M/S as the bearer sweeps the Colours back and forth over the memorial to the fallen. M/S as the Provost joins him.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1566.05
    Media URN:
    50259
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/08/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:33:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:39:00 / 01:11:12:00
    Canister:
    NSP 385

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