STK-ID 22888

Scottish curlers (07/01/1949): sequence on arrival of Scottish curlers, parade of curlers led by bagpiper in station and on street, most curlers carrying their own brush. Group shot of officials. Two-shot of William Paterson (felt hat), vice-president of the Canadian branches of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club and Sir James Denby Roberts, captain of the Scottish team. Group shots of the Scottish club outdoor at the Thistle Club. Shots of group of Scottish and Canadian curlers before exhibition games. LS and CU of vice-captain of Scottish team, WCS McGlashan and Colin Rankin, chairman of the Thistle Curling Club shaking hands, comparing the Scottish brush with the Canadian broom. Sequence on exhibition games. Sequence on teams posing, stacking brooms, shaking hands. Scottish curlers are members of the Royal Caledonian Curling Club of Scotland.


Excerpt from
Scottish Curlers
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm
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35mm fine grain b&w
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