LANIMER DAY, LANARK 1948

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  • Lanarkshire

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: LANIMER DAY, LANARK 1948

Reference number: 2836

Date: 1948

Director: [filmed by Prentice]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.55 mins

Description: Pageant with horse-drawn floats, children in fancy dress and a march by of different youth organisations led by a pipe band at the Lanark Lanimer Day celebrations. Refs. 2835-2846.
[See also refs. 2835, 2838, 2840, 2841, 2842, 2844, 2845].

Credits: [donor's father]

Shotlist: Lanimer Day, Lanark 1948 (0.15) elevated shots Lanimer Day procession; procession is led by party of men, one carrying a flag; followed by military band and armoured car; town council and men carrying "birks" [branches of birch trees] (1.12) procession continues with fancy dress, horse-drawn floats (2.43) girl's pipe band followed by more floats, including "Parisian Boutique" and "Peace in Our Time, O Lord" and children in fancy dress (3.46) procession of cars, including open-topped car with the Lanimer Queen, Margaret Allan, escorted by her 'court', some on horseback (4.25) c/u passing floats at street level (4.36) shots of gathered children and crowds filling the streets of Lanark (4.52) shots children in royal costumes walking to the platform and during crowning ceremony of by unid. female dignitary; pan over seated children in fancy dress [man with tripod briefly visible] (6.32) Lanimer Queen seated at table hands medals to children; female dignitary hands out medals (7.09) elevated shot of parade, all bands, Lord Cornet and mounted group ride past (6.06) elevated shot cars; ls Lanark flag flying on top of building (8.24) Youth Sunday 1948 (8.41) gvs march led by pipe band; cadets, BB's, Girl Guides; Boy Scouts (9.39) gvs pipe band play (9.55)