• Short Summary

    Horsemen in Northumberland perform ancient custom.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Morpeth, Northumberland. 'Riding the Boundaries' - whose origin is lost in antiquity, filmed in sound for first time."

    Morpeth, Northumberland.

    Man on horseback explains the ancient origins of 'Beating the Bounds'.

    Parade lead by bagpipe band. Men on horseback ride behind them. The riders arrive in town.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    771.24
    Media URN:
    8448
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1931
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:02:00 / 01:39:12:00
    Canister:
    31/40

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