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    King George V and Queen Mary at the Braemar Gathering.

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    Title: "In the Heart of the Highlands. King & Queen see pick of Scotland's athletes at the famous Braemar Gathering".

    L/S of two Royal carriages passing a crowd of people gathered on a field, two men in top hats lead the procession on white horses. M/S of King George V and Queen Mary stepping out of a carriage, the King, dressed in a kilt, shakes hands two men in traditional Highland dress, panning shot follows the Royal couple as they greet more local dignitaries.

    M/S of a band of pipers, drummers and swordsmen parading around a field in front of the crowd of spectators, the mountains loom behind them. High angled panning shot of the enormous crowds and rows of parked cars gathered in a field, the Highland Games take place in a cordoned of circle in the centre of the field.

    High angled L/S, looking over the heads of the crowd, of a Highland dancing display. M/S of the Highland dancers. M/S of the King watching the games with several dignitaries. M/S of a man in a kilt swinging a weight on a chain around his head. M/S of two men lifting a large log, they pass it to one of games competitors - a man in a kilt and vest. Various shots of men tossing the caber.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:09:00 / 01:48:33:00
    G 1118

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