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  • Short Summary

    King George V and Queen Mary visit the Braemar Gathering and see some traditional Highland games.

  • Description

    Highlands, Scotland.

    Intertitle: "IN THE HEART OF THE HIGHLANDS. King attends the famous Braemar Gathering".

    Panning L/S over a field filled with people and their cars, in the centre is space where traditional Highland games are taking place. L/S of King George V and Queen Mary riding past the crowd in an open top carriage pulled by white horses. M/S of the King and Queen as the climb down from the carriage, they are accompanied by a young man and woman ( Princess Mary and one of the Princes? ).

    M/S of a parade of bag pipers and drummers, followed by men in kilts carrying spears. Panning shot of an open fronted marquee where local dignitaries mingle with the Royals, the King is wearing a kilt. M/S of the parade passing the marquee.

    Various shots of the Highland games - a man in a kilt swings a staff with a cannon ball on around his head, another tosses the caber. Panning C/U of serious looking men in full Highland dress.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued / unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:32:00 / 01:09:04:00
    G 705

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