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  • Short Summary

    Scottish Highland games festival at Southport - why Southport?

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southport. Highland Games Season Begins. Kilted Clansmen compete in traditional games."

    Southport, Lancashire (Merseyside)?

    Shots of people competing in traditional Scottish highland dancing.

    A man throws the hammer. Two tartan clad athletes stand then shake hands.

    Shots of the tossing the caber competition.

    Shots of highland wrestling competition.

    A bagpipe band marches across the field.

    N.B. If this is Southport, why are we having Highland Games? - MD.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    813.14
    Media URN:
    10724
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    22/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:52:00 / 01:20:27:00
    Canister:
    31/50

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