BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS No 70, NIGHT SWORD DANCE

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Military

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: BRITISH PARAMOUNT NEWS No 70, NIGHT SWORD DANCE

Reference number: 1073A

Date: 1931, October 29

Production company: Paramount Sound News

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1 mins

Description: Members of the Black Watch, on parade by torchlight and giving a performance of the sword-dance.

Shotlist: Credits (0.13); Colchester. Black Watch, most famous Highland regiment prepares for St Andrew's Day with weird torchlight fling [dark]. Shots at night of members of the regiment parading, pipes and drums, by torchlight (0.49); Soldiers perform sword-dance (1.05)