BROXBURN CHILDREN'S GALA DAY 1952

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Music

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: BROXBURN CHILDREN'S GALA DAY 1952

Reference number: 1757

Date: 1952

Sponsor: [ Regal Cinema, Broxburn]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.56 mins

Description: Coverage of Broxburn Children's Gala Day on 28th June, 1952. Includes views of the gala procession, the coronation of the Gala Queen and decorated floats.

Shotlist: No credits. Poster for Broxburn and District Children's Gala Day, 28 June 1952. Gala Queen Myra Hardie (0.07); Shots of park and crowning ceremony of Gala Queen. General views of participants and spectators, some using "Box Brownie"-type cameras (2.02); General views of Gala procession. Gala Queen in car, decorated floats, including men in drag - grass-skirts and children's parade, with brass band, and pipe band (3.23); Tracking shots of parade and spectators. Exterior of Central cinema, Broxburn (showing "Westward the Women") (3.56); [Incomplete]