GATHERING OF THE BRAEMAR ROYAL HIGHLAND SOCIETY, the

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: GATHERING OF THE BRAEMAR ROYAL HIGHLAND SOCIETY, the

Reference number: 4211

Date: 1959*

Director: filmed by John MacDougall

Production company: Clansman Films

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.49 mins

Description: The Braemar Highland Games attended by HM Queen Elizabeth and King George VI.

See also ref. 0233

Credits: ph. John MacDougall
comm. Jack Watson (Detroit, USA)
sd. Ron Miller, Alan Stott
produced by James E. Henderson

Shotlist: credits (0.40) panning views of crowds at games and brief shots of highland dancing (1.40) c/u shots men throwing the hammer (2.27) brief shot children in highland dance competition (2.48) c/u men putting the shot and throwing the hammer (4.10) brief shots of piper, highland dancing, tossing the caber, pipe bands (5.30) shots of men tossing the caber (4.46) pipe band marching round ground followed by royal motorcade (7.25) shots of Queen Elizabeth, King George VI, Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip stepping out of car and meeting dignitaries (7.45) shot of royal party on platform [slightly OOF] (8.06) gvs pipe bands and shots of leaders of pipe bands being presented to royal party (11.50) brief shots men's sprint race and of highland dancing (12.12) c/u man tossing the caber (12.37) c/u wrestling and throwing the weight (13.09) shots of royal family leaving in motorcade (14.49) The End