BORDERS LOCAL NEWSREELS NO. 2, HAWICK COMMON RIDING NO. 5

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Title: BORDERS LOCAL NEWSREELS NO. 2, HAWICK COMMON RIDING NO. 5

Reference number: 6191

Date: 1903c

Director: [filmed by David Gaylor]

Production company: [ Border Kinematograph Co.]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.50 mins

Description: Ceremony and spectacle as the Common Riding gets underway in the Borders (probably Hawick).

The Border Kinematograph Co. was established in Hawick by local jeweller David Gaylor c. 1899, operating until c. 1906 across the Borders towns. See research notes and contemporary press cuttings.

Shotlist: (5.31) No credits. General shots of crowd lined streets in Border town as they watch parade of men on horseback, some carrying banners, a brass band, horse-drawn carriages, the first of which carries civic officials in ermine robes, followed by decorated carts, a military parade, horse-drawn fire engine, early motor vehicles and horses and riders (7.00); Shots of crowd dispersing after procession has passed, shots of two more open carriages (7.13); - Blank - (7.21)