RIDING OF THE MARCHES IN THE ROYAL BURGH OF ANNAN, SEPTEMBER 12th 1925, the

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: RIDING OF THE MARCHES IN THE ROYAL BURGH OF ANNAN, SEPTEMBER 12th 1925, the

Reference number: 3738

Date: 1925, September 12

Sponsor: [attrib. Biddall]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.05 mins

Description: The Riding of the Marches, Annan, 1925.

Possibly made on commission for Biddall's cinema. Found reeled up before 1913 Riding with intertitle referring back to it. See also refs 3736 and 3737

Shotlist: [shotlisted from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

The Riding of the Marches, Annan , September 12th 1925 (0.11) Man in a mud covered riding suit with Provost (?) local dignitaries. Provost makes a speech and presents the man with the dirty suit a silver tray. The surrounding men cheer. (1.15) Gv's of some members of the crowd. Children are waving Union Jacks. ( 1.36) Four girls Highland dancing in the street. Men, women, and children are standing to watch the girls. (1.44) Gv's of the parade. Children carrying bunting in fancy dress ; children on floats ; men in suits, men on horseback. ( 3.26) We shall now take you back to 20th September, 1913 - to compare the event of 12 years ago. (3.39) [followed by ref 3737 RIDING OF THE MARCHES 1913]