SCOTTISH MOVING PICTURE NEWS, ROUTE MARCH 1st BATTALION LANARKSHIRE VOLUNTEER REGIMENT

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Media, communication and the creative industries
  • Military
  • War

Genres:

  • Newsreel

People/organisations:

  • Green’s Film Service / Green’s Topical Productions
  • Scottish Moving Picture News / British Moving Picture News

Decade:

  • 1910s

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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

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.51 mins

Description: 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]