SCOTTISH MOVING PICTURE NEWS, ROUTE MARCH 1st BATTALION LANARKSHIRE VOLUNTEER REGIMENT
Full length video
Title: SCOTTISH MOVING PICTURE NEWS, ROUTE MARCH 1st BATTALION LANARKSHIRE VOLUNTEER REGIMENT
Reference number: 0376
Date: 1917, March / October
Production company: Green's Film Service
Original format: 35mm
Running time: 4.51 mins
1st Battalion Lanarkshire Volunteer Regiment march through Coatbridge, March 1917 in furtherance of the National Service scheme.
Queue for the Cinema, Coatbridge, showing the film "The Long Trail" which was released in October 1917 and suggests this part of the film could be late 1917.
Credits: ["Scottish Moving Picture News, Green's Film Service" written on opening intertitle].
Shotlist: A Route March of the 1st Bn. Lanarkshire Volunteer Regiment took place in Coatbridge. [27 March 1917] (0.04) Shots of crowded street as the regiment parades, led by pipe band and accompanied by small crowd of boys running alongside (1.00)[ca Oct 1917] Where Everybody Goes shots outside the cinema, possibly in Coatbridge, with posters advertising THE LONG TRAIL. Shots of people coming out of the cinema (1.19) shots of crowds staring at camera(1.37) [new film] brass band and regiment march past. In the foreground, people wave to camera (2.20) Soldiers stand at ease in large group as camera pans round (2.53) Left to right. Captain Kirk, 2nd Lieut Fleming, Hon Lieut and Quartermaster Benson, 2nd Lieuts Andrews, Turnbull and Thomson. Shots of soldiers and others (3.30) Close-ups of several members of the band(4.05) a young lad climbs up a lamp-post (4.10) Troops assemble and march off (4.51). [press reports the march held in furtherance of the National Service scheme]