PRINCESS STREET CHURCH SNAPSHOTS OF 1939

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Religion
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: PRINCESS STREET CHURCH SNAPSHOTS OF 1939

Reference number: 1802

Date: 1939

Director: [filmed by Revd. George Allan]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.14 mins

Description: Snapshots of Princess Street Church events including a Sunday School picnic to Kilmun, a sports day, a cricket match and a wedding.

Rev. George Allan was minister in the Fenwick district c. 1930/34 and Port Glasgow 1935/39. His films, taken as a hobby, reflect community life centred on activities associated with the local church. The footage is well shot and edited.

See also films from this collection by Revd. Allan at 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1804, 1805 and 1807

Shotlist: [shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

title. Sunday School picnic to Kilmun. Shots on board the "PS Waverley" paddle steamer. Various shots of party to Kilmun, children's races, etc. (1.31) Sports day at Carnegie. Scouts play blind man's buff, tug-of-war, high jump, boxing, various shots at picnic (3.21) Junior Bible Class. Trip on the pleasure steamer "Fairy Queen" (probably on the Forth and Clyde canal?) Shot of party boarding coach, leaving coach and boarding "Fairy Queen". Shot showing party on board and shots of surrounding city. Shot of fire brigade practice taken from steamer (7.06) Cricket match. Scouts v Rovers. Shots of same, brief shot at end showing tide out on shore (8.37) Men's outing to Campbeltown. Shots of steamer arriving and shot on board. Shots of passengers leaving steamer for shore in large rowing boats (11.06) THE END (11.11) Wedding. Shot of newly married couple [unid.] walking through arch formed by Scouts. Various shots of the wedding party leaving in cars, note most of the men seem to be ministers as they are wearing the dog collar (12.14)