CROWNING OF LOCHGELLY'S FIRST "QUEEN"...

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: CROWNING OF LOCHGELLY'S FIRST "QUEEN"...

Reference number: 0960C

Date: 1938

Director: [filmed by Tommy Timmons, for Cinema de Luxe, Lochgelly]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8 mins

Description: Scenes at Lochgelly's Gala Day showing the crowning of the Gala Queen by the Countess of Elgin and the procession through the park (including Boy Scouts) accompanied by a brass band. 25th June 1938.

Shotlist: Credits (10.27); Group of people in doorway of large store building (10.49); Spectators at fence (11.45); The Provost, Countess of Elgin and others approach the stage (11.51); Queen: Janet Graham. Attendants: Betty Reid, Rose Rooney, Jean Watson. Herald: Andrew McKinnon. "Queen" and retinue approach stage and take their places (12.46); Shots of the spectators (13.09); Provost makes speech and "Queen" is crowned by the Countess of Elgin (14.11); Herald makes his speech and countess receives bouquet (14.25); "Queen" and her retinue leave the stage and a "royal" procession makes its way through local park with the royal carriage escorted by brass band, the Lochgelly Branch of the Ancient Order of Foresters, the Juvenile Branch No 6342 of the Court of Robin Hood, Girl Guides, Boy Scouts, Co-op float, hospital float and historical float (King Malcolm and Queen Margaret) (15.46); Pony pulls adverts for the Peace Pavilion at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow (15.59); Several people on bicycles (16.20); Crowds disperse (16.24); The End (16.27).

NB Timing continued from Ref. 960, 'LOCHGELLY CHILDREN'S GALA DAY".