• Short Summary

    The gathering of the clans at the traditional Highland Games.

  • Description

    Braemar, Scotland.

    GV. Traditional Braemar Gathering arena, massed pipers marching in. SV. Massed pipers marching around the arena, saluting the Royal party in the Royal pavilion as they march past. LV. Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip), Prince Charles, Princess Anne and the Queen Elizabeth II watching from the pavilion. SV. & AS. Pipers marching past. LV. Crowds watching. GV. Back view, Scottish man putting the 16 lb. ball. SV. Ball landing on ground, past marking sticks. SV. Another man putting the ball. SV. Pan as ball lands on ground. AS. Pan down the caber, man runs and tosses it but the caber does not go right over. SV. Crowd watching. SV. Pan, Sandy Gray a Donside farmer, running with the 19 ft. 2 in. long caber weighing 119 lb.. He tosses the caber - it falls right over. SV. Crowd applauding. SV. Two men wrestling - Cumberland style. In the background the Highland dancing takes place. The two wrestlers fall to the ground. SV. Royal party watching. AS. Low angle shot, Highland dancing. SV. Piper. SV. Highland dancing. SCU. Boys in traditional Scottish costume dancing. LV. Highland dancing.

    (Lav.) (Orig.D.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    597.35
    Media URN:
    32114
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1956
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:06:00 / 01:49:27:00
    Canister:
    56/73

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