CANONBIE HIGH STREET AND THE RIDING OF THE MARCHES

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Murray family enjoying relaxing in the garden and swimming in the river. Even the pet dog is involved! (clip - onsite only)

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Places:

  • Berwickshire
  • Dumfriesshire
  • Peebles-shire
  • Roxburghshire
  • Selkirkshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CANONBIE HIGH STREET AND THE RIDING OF THE MARCHES

Reference number: 4557

Date: 1951*

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.56 mins

Description: Amateur footage of the Murray family enjoying relaxing in the garden and swimming in the river. General views of Canonbie High Street, circa 1951. The film finishes with footage of the Riding of the Marches around Canonbie.

[Please note the viewing copies may have some visible defects such as flicker.]

Shotlist: shots of the Murray family in the garden (0.08) shot of pet dog (0.12) swimming in the river on a sunny day (0.35) exts Cross Keys Hotel, Canonbie, there are cars parked outside (0.56) exts house and garden (1.11) walking along High Street, Canonbie [one shot outside S. Cairns & Son, Painters]; there are various shots of shop window displays, and street traffic (1.54) [blank] (1.59) The Riding of the Marches, and gvs horses and riders riding through streets (2.37) crossing river (3.16) riders pose for cameras, and set off on horseback again through country lanes (3.56)