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  • NAIRN, James S.


  • 1950s

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Reference number: 0627

Date: 1953

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn]

Sponsor: [ The Playhouse, Inverness]

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.03 mins

Description: The ceremony and parade to mark the Dedication of Queen's Park, Inverness. Provost J.M.Grigor takes the salute. Film includes shots of Inverness youth organisations and pipe bands entering Queen's Park.

Credits: CAC Presents...
Presiding : Provost J M Grigor

Shotlist: Credits Friday 29th May Presiding Provost J. M. Grigor (0.20); Shots of Boy's Brigade, and BB pipe band crossing a bridge with Inverness Castle in the background (0.51); Shots of same people entering a park (0.58); Shots of Scout leaders and Scouts entering Queen's Park (1.13); Girl Guides marching along street and entering the park (1.49); Navy, army, and possibly RAF cadets plus a pipe band entering the park (2.23); General shots of assembled crowds (2.29); Trees are planted in ceremony (2.43); gvs Crowds standing by different national flags, e.g. Australian (2.52); Shot of a choir singing from a stand (3.27); Vice Admiral the Mackintosh of Mackintosh, CB DSO DSC, inspected the parade (3.33); Shots of the Vice Admiral as he inspects the parade in Highland dress (holding a cromach?), intercut with shots of the crowd (4.51); Parade marches past the flag with Provost J M Grigor taking the salute (6.57); ecs (7.04)