• Short Summary

    Ancient ceremony of Selkirk Common Riding in Scotland.

  • Description

    Titles read: "SELKIRK COMMON RIDING" (Dublin issue).

    Scotland.

    In one of the oldest ceremonies in Scotland, the standard bearer receives the flag from the Lady Provost. He proceeds to ride around the bounds of Selkirk Common, across rivers and over fields. A crowd of people watch the riders making their way around the course. He ends up in the market place where, after a procession of civic fathers and craftsmen, the bearer swings the flag over his head then presents it to the Lord Provost.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1328.19
    Media URN:
    43861
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/07/1942
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:12:00 / 01:25:30:00
    Canister:
    42/53 (Dublin)

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