HAWICK COMMON RIDING

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Places:

  • Borders
  • Roxburghshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: HAWICK COMMON RIDING

Reference number: 2798

Date: 1937, June 11

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.52 mins

Description: The parade of riders through the streets of Hawick, watched by onlooking crowds.

Shotlist: Hawick Common Riding 11th June 1937 (0.06) man placing emblem (?) on statue (0.14) brief shot of crowds scrummaging in streets - trying to gain possession of emblem (?) (0.38) gvs crowds as riders parade through streets. Speeches. Parade (1.42) Riding on country road. Speeches. Two ladies sup from stirrup cup (?) /ceremonial dish (?) (2.39) Riders cross river (mill in background) (3.52)