• Short Summary

    Good colour footage of Highland Games at Braemar Gathering.

  • Description

    No titles. Highland Games / Braemar Gathering.

    This item is in colour.

    Braemar, Scotland.

    Various shots of the highland games and events at the Braemar Gathering. Crowds sit on the grass watching. Piping band march across field. L/S of Queen Elizabeth on platform with Queen Mother, Princess Anne, Princess Margaret and Prince Charles - they royals are given bouquets of flowers by children. Men do traditional Scottish dancing over swords.

    Several shots of the Highland Games - men throw a large ball (like shot-put but much larger). Good shots of men tossing the hammer. Two teams of brawny men take part in tug of war contest. Good footage of men tossing the caber.

    The Queen presents shields to winners from the royal platform.

    Last section of footage missing - visuals cut out 4 seconds before end of soundtrack.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2225.37
    Media URN:
    57453
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/09/1969
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:55:00 / 01:51:39:00
    Canister:
    69/74

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