ANNAN, RIDING OF THE MARCHES 1925

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: ANNAN, RIDING OF THE MARCHES 1925

Reference number: 2374

Date: 1925, September 12

Production company: Pathe Gazette [on opening title]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.47 mins

Description: The 1925 annual festival of the Riding of the Marches at Annan, Dumfriesshire.

Credits: Pathe Super Gazette [on intertitle]

Shotlist: Credits (.08); Gvs riders (.29); Provost hands out snuff (.40); Participants grouped for camera (1.07); Gvs crowds as riders arrive (1.34); Handing out ale and cakes to riders (2.11); A future Cornet? Robert Robinson Cornet and baby [brief shot of cameraman loading equipment onto motorcycle sidecar (2.28); Shots group outside cinema, possibly Picture House in Ladystreet. Close-up of one of the group in fancy dress (2.45); Spectators (2.56); Provost, Cornet and shots of spectators (3.05); Shots of Annan lined with crowds. Gvs procession led by silver band. Decorated floats, children's fancy dress parade and shots of riders (4.53); [shot of cameraman on roof of car in middle distance at (4.50)] More shots of procession taken from different vantage point (5.44); The park. Gvs foot race and horse racing, intercut with shots of spectators (6.47)