MELROSE v KELSO 1962 / EARLSTON SCRAMBLE

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Places:

  • Roxburghshire

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: MELROSE v KELSO 1962 / EARLSTON SCRAMBLE

Reference number: 3172

Date: 1962

Director: filmed by W S Fleming

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.50 mins

Description: Boys playing in a Melrose v Kelso rugby match. The Earlston scramble where motorbikes are raced across the old golf course.

Shotlist: c/u sign "Burgh of Melrose"; shots of Melrose Abbey (0.20) street scene in Melrose; the Mercat cross (0.38) spectators entering ticket office (0.48) youngsters playing in the Melrose v Kelso rugby match, intercut with shots of crowds (1.59) crowds leaving (2.12) c/u sign for Earlston Scramble; (2.22) motorbikes are raced across the old golf course; c/u No. 52 fills his tank; (3.28) c/u disclaimer, "Warning To The Public: Motor Racing is Dangerous" (3.33) competitors working on their bikes next to open vans; c/u man fixing a silver BSA bike (4.02) further views race; ms man reading "Scottish Clubman"; c/u man using cinecamera (5.41) bikers in leathers walking by a Macari's Ices tent (5.50)