• Short Summary

    Traditional ceremony to mark the boundaries of the Borough of Langholm in Scotland.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Langholm. 'Riding the Common'. Thousands attend unique and historical ceremony."

    Langholm, Scotland.

    A group of horsemen set off from the town square which is filled with crowd of people. One of the riders is carrying a flag - he is known as the Cornet.

    Parade of people walk through town, they are followed by the riders, who have now been been joined by lots more people on horseback. More people walk along carrying sticks.

    Shots of people riding up hillside out of town. More shots of horsemen following the flag holder. They ride along various tracks and cross a stream.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    729.09
    Media URN:
    6553
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/08/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:08:00 / 01:12:21:00
    Canister:
    33/62

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