PENICUIK CHILDREN'S GALA DAY 1953

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Places:

  • Midlothian

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Genres:

  • Sponsored
  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: PENICUIK CHILDREN'S GALA DAY 1953

Reference number: 1368

Date: 1953

Sponsor: [ Playhouse Cinema, Penicuik]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.48 mins

Description: Penicuik Children's Gala Day with shots of the Gala Queen's coronation and the procession through the streets with accompanying pipes and drums, floats, horses and riders.

Shotlist: [No credits] General views sports gathering in public park, races, tug-of-war, etc. Shots of spectators (1.26); Punch and Judy show. Shots of children in audience, slow pan (1.55); Spectators (2.31); Gala Queen and retinue walk into park (2.38); Display of Scottish country dancing (2.47); Crowd (2.56); - blank- (3.00); [title] Penicuik Children's Gala Day 1953 (3.16); - blank - (3.21); Open air stage in town centre. Gala Queen and retinue arrive. Crowning of the Gala Queen. General views of crowds and participants (5.52); Crowd lining town streets (6.04); Pipes and drums lead procession of horses and riders, Gala Queen in car, brass band, children etc, decorated floats (7.57); Children's sports, races, spectators (8.48)