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    Royal family attend Braemar gathering in Scotland.

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    Braemar, Scotland.

    MS. & SCU. Pipe band marching onto the field (3 shots). LS. Back view, pipe band marching round field. LS. Pipe band marching round field. CU. Drummer. LMS. Tossing the caber contest in progress (2 shots). SCU. Tossing the caber contestants looking on. MS. Two officials helping contestants to heave the caber. Contestant proceeds to toss it. CU. Head shot, man blowing bagpipes, pan down to hands playing bagpipes. MS. Boys doing highland dance. MS. & SCU. Putting the shot competition in progress (3 shots). MS. Contestants watching, pan to stakes in ground marking spots where stone touch down. LMS. Contestant putting the shot. SCU. & CU. Other contestants watching. MS. Man slinging the hammer. MS. The stakes in ground, officials around. MS. Hammer flying through air and landing. Officials stakes the spot. CU. The winner of the contest with his hammer lying on ground just beyond flag that marks previous record. MS. The royal cars arriving and Princess Margaret, Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother), King George VI, Prince Philip the Duke of Edinburgh and Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) alight. MS. The royal party, now with the Duke and Duchess of Gloucester, being received by Lord Aberdeen. MS. The royal party on rostrum, & SCU. Pan to battery of photographers. LS. Massed bands arrayed in circle. LS. & MS. Pipe band parading. MS. Two officials heaving caber up for contestant to hoist. MS. Four small boys doing highland dance. MS. Small boy dancing. MS. Small boys dancing. LMS. Pan along spectators with coaches seen in background. SCU. Two women spectators drinking cups of tea.


    Date found in the old record - 12/09/1949.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:03:00 / 01:52:22:00
    UN 2175 A

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