CART HORSE SHOW

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Places:

  • Fife
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Animals
  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: CART HORSE SHOW

Reference number: 2822

Date: 1928*

Director: [filmed by Frances Hedges Montgomery]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.40 mins

Description: Tossing the caber, wrestling and the parading of horses in the showground at the Royal Highland Show in Perth.

From family collection, made by Frances H. Montgomery of Fife, burgh councillor in St. Andrews 1929 - ? Refs. 2821-2832.
See correspondence from son with background information.

See also ref. 2821, 2823, 2825, 2826, 2827, 2828, 2829, 2830, 2831.

Credits: [assisted by family nanny / companion Miss Margaret Grant Smith]

Shotlist: [Donor's notes - "John Coutts Duffus, who gifted the Duffus Park to Cupar is the rather rotund gentleman shown 'laying down the law' in the film showing part of the Royal Highland Show held at South Inch, Perth"].

No credits. Shots of highland games showing competitors tossing the caber and wrestling (1.33) shots of carthorses being paraded at show (1.58) brief visuals of mountain scenery. Shots of family group (2.07) shots of a harbour (2.20) [Highland Show] gvs horses, including carthorses and Shetland ponies being shown at Show (4.10) [dark] gvs showground, livestock and visitors. c/u group of men (5.01) brief shot docks (5.10)