• Short Summary

    Ceremony to mark the creation of the Queen's Own Highlanders Regiment in Inverness.

  • Description

    Highlanders Freedom. Inverness, Scotland.

    L/S of Inverness. L/S of towers of building with flags flying. M/Ss of Scottish bagpipe band marching through streets to celebrate the freedom of the borough. L/S of the playhouse cinema where the ceremony is being held. L/S Dignitaries inside playhouse at the table in the front are from left to right Brigadier Grant Peterkin, Provost R. Wotherspoon, J Cameron the town clerk and Lieutenant Colonel W Baird. C/U of women in audience. L/S Elevated the Provost making speech. M/S with coat of arms in background. M?S of other dignitaries listening. M/S the Provost handing a scroll to Brigadier Peterkin midst applause. C/U Brigadier Perterkin hands as he signs documents pan up to his face and town clerk. L/S of Perterkin speaking. Several more shots of the ceremony in progress. More shots of pipers marching past town house followed by the Queen's Own Highlanders Regiment.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1716.01
    Media URN:
    53278
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/03/1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:02:21:00
    Canister:
    61/22

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