JOURNEY THROUGH BARRHEAD AND REVIEW OF THE FESTIVAL YEAR 1951
Full length video
Title: JOURNEY THROUGH BARRHEAD AND REVIEW OF THE FESTIVAL YEAR 1951
Reference number: 0943
Original format: 16mm
Running time: 18.00 mins
Description: Scenes of Barrhead and district with shots of a garden fete and the return home of the Barrhead Amateur Players with the Howard de Welden trophy at the National Festival of Community Drama. Renfrew District Libraries may hold a copy of this title.
Shotlist: No credits. Shots from moving vehicle as it travels through the streets of Barrhead, both residential and in the town centre. General shots of buildings and occasionally of trams (9.15); Review of the Festival Year 1951. Crowning of the Levern Queen, Miss Jean Ryan. Shots of street procession led by a pipe band, Scouts and Boy's Brigade to an open air park, where crowds watch the parade and the arrival of the festival queen (10.58); Mrs R L Hutchison, wife of the Provost, performs the crowning ceremony. General views of the platform, BB pipe band and a brass band (11.50); Auchenback's first annual garden fete. Pipes and drums in streets of new housing development. General views of guests arriving, speeches from platform and shots of people at various stalls. Demonstration of Highland dancing (14.36); Drama champions of Britain return home. Shots of procession through the streets of Barrhead as pipe band leads lorry with the players. Provost R L Hutchison congratulates producer, R Borland, on the Barrhead Players' winning of the Howard de Welden Trophy. Shots of speeches from platform. (16.04); Mrs Elizabeth Milne, authoress of the prize winning play "Displaced Persons". Shots of same on platform (16.16); Songs by members of the Co-operative Junior Choir provided a fitting end to the evening. Brief glimpses of the choir (16.27)