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  • Short Summary

    Ancient ceremony of the Riding of the Marches is revived in Annan, Scotland.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The Riding of the Marches. After many years lapse - quaint and centuries old custom revived. Annan - Scotland.

    M/S as a band marches along, children follow playing tambourines and dancing. M/S as men ride along on horses carrying flags. M/S as a man in fur collar and hat gives others round him a pinch of snuff. M/S as they pull beer and put the glasses on a tray. Various shots as people drink the beer.

    Note: a yellow tinted version exists.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    422.20
    Media URN:
    19829
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:11:00 / 01:36:11:00
    Canister:
    G 1228

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