• Short Summary

    Princess Royal (Princess Mary) at agricultural show at Aberdeen.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Royal Highland Show".

    Aberdeen, Scotland.

    Scottish Cattle Show. Various shots horses and foals parading around the arena. G/V crowds and parade of cattle in background. Panning shot prize Highland cattle. G/V show ground and people milling around.

    C/U machinery, pan up to a tractor on a pedestal . C/U American visitor from Wyoming. L/S demonstration of agricultural equipment. This machine with attachment to a tractor lowers a grab to pick up a load of hay. C/U tractor operator. G/V grab lifting up load of hay.

    C/U Princess Royal (Princess Mary, sister of King George VI) accompanied by Lord Forbes walking towards camera about to meet old farm workers. C/U James Brown, aged 88, 47 years service on one farm and still working. C/U Princess Royal shaking hands with James Brown. C/U James Brown, zoom in to gold medal on his lapel.

    Various C/Us Mr. Redford and son competing in horseshoe making competition. CU Farmer type watching. C/U sign: "From Fleece to Fashion", pan to four girls modelling fashionable Scottish wool wear. Panning shot Shetland pony and a 10 day old foal 'Rosa' being led out of the stable. Six month old baby is shown the foal. C/U young baby sitting on mother's lap stroking the foal's nose.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:47:00 / 01:28:18:00

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