BO'NESS FAIR 1912

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • DICKSON, Louis

Decade:

  • 1910s

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Title: BO'NESS FAIR 1912

Reference number: 1316

Date: 1912

Director: filmed by Louis Dickson

Sponsor: Hippodrome Cinema, Bo'ness

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.43 mins

Description: Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival, 1912. Coronation of Fair Queen Annie Peace and fancy dress procession.

See also: http://www.thefairday.com/ [last accessed 22/5/2009]

Shotlist: [Shotlist at different speed - actual running time is 5.43 @ 18 fps]

Credits. Bo'ness Public School - Queen Annie Peace (.05); General shots of the crowds (.31); Shots of the parade as it passes through streets, including shots of flower girls and boys wearing fancy dress (2.22); The Festival Queen is crowned and later leads the parade (4.08); Girls dancing and two small children in fancy dress (4.19)