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  • Short Summary

    Bagpipers and Highland Dancers open the Cowal Gathering.

  • Description

    Dunoon, Scotland.

    Title: "Highland Games Begin. Famous Cowal Gathering in which a thousand pipers compete ... inaugurates the Season".

    Panning L/S of a troop of bagpipers standing in a field. M/S of a troop of bagpipers and drummers marching towards the camera, in the distance is a crowd and a couple of marquees.

    M/S of a man in a kilt tossing the caber. M/S of two men sawing the end of a caber. M/S of another man tossing the caber. Various shots of a troop of highland dancers performing on a raised platform. M/S of a man in a kilt standing in front of a group of children, also in kilts, cheering and waving their hats.

    Note: for more shots of the games, please see HIGHLAND GAMES BEGIN ( 2 of 2 versions ) also in G 1117.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    354.17
    Media URN:
    24595
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    08/09/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:46:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:53:00 / 01:29:39:00
    Canister:
    G 1117

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