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Braemar Gathering

Series

Series Name
British Movietone News

Issue

Issue No.
1058A
Date Released
15 Sep 1949
Date submitted
8 Sep 1949
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Hop Festival
  2. 2HMS London Home
  3. 3Tirpitz Break-Up
  4. 4Venice Carnival of Boats
  5. 5Cannes Film Festival
  6. 6Australia’s Severest Floods
  7. 7Massed Tanks Show Firepower
  8. *Braemar Gathering

* Story has local or special distribution

Story

Summary
MOVIETONE CARD TITLE: Braemar Gathering. DESCRIPTION: The Royal Family attend the annual Braemar Gathering. SHOTLIST: KS. Massed pipers march into Princess Royal Park. Various shots of events including tossing the caber, swinging the stone and throwing the hammer. Braemar record for throwing the hammer was broken by the Clerk of Dundee, ie 97 feet 6 1/2 inches. Arrival of Royal Family who were welcomed by the Marquess of Aberdeen. The Laird of Invercauld & his wife talk to the King & Queen.
Local distribution only
For Scotland only instead of Items 1 & 2.
Keywords
Royalty; Sport
Locations
Princess Royal Park
Card file number
52525
Credits:
Camera
Graham T. Thompson
Commentator
Leslie Mitchell
Length of story (in feet)
119
Story extras:

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