• Short Summary

    Royal family (minus the Queen) attend Highland Games.

  • Description

    Title reads: "The Clans Gather".

    Braemar Highland Gathering, Scotland.

    G/V Braemar Gathering outdoor sports arena. Arrival of the Queen Mother (Queen Elizabeth), Princess Margaret, Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip), Prince Charles (Prince of Wales) and Princess Anne (Princess Royal). Duke wears a kilt, he shakes hands with Sir Ian Forbes-Leith, Lord Lieutenant of Aberdeenshire. Princess Anne and Prince Charles shakes hands with Sir Ian.

    Crowds watching in the sunshine. G/V Scottish pipers marching into the arena. M/S Princess Anne with Prince Charles watching, Queen Mother hands Anne a bouquet. Queen Mother with Duke of Edinburgh in Royal Pavilion. M/S two Scottish dancers on dais. C/U Scot playing bagpipes. M/S small boy dancing Highland Fling on dais, bagpipes in foreground. Judge watching.

    M/S Highlander about to throw the 16 lb. stone. Athlete E. Anderson holding the stone ready for throwing. Anderson achieves world record throw of 45 ft. 6 inches. Judges measure the distance. C/U Anderson throwing the hammer, pan as hammer goes up. C/U man looking through glasses. Anderson with team mates watching officials measure the distance, a new record of 102 feet and 7 1/2 inches. C/U Anderson. Panning shot competitor running with the caber, he tosses it. L/S caber going over and falling to ground. C/U two Scots competitors wrestling in Cumberland Style.

    Note: Queen Elizabeth II is absent - due to pregnancy?

    Note: Braemar Gathering programme on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:45:00 / 01:39:11:00

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