DUNFERMLINE WAR MEMORIAL, the

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • War

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: DUNFERMLINE WAR MEMORIAL, the

Reference number: 3750

Date: 1925, September 26

Production company: Gaumont

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.17 mins

Description: Ceremony of the unveiling of the Dunfermline War Memorial by Sir Ralph Anstruther.

Possibly unofficial commission by local operator from Gaumont stringer.
See press coverage in Dunfermline Journal 3rd October 1925.

Shotlist: The Dunfermline War Memorial. Ceremony of the unveiling by Sir Ralph Anstruther. (0.07) Procession makes its way to Memorial, past crowds gathered on Moastery Street (1.16) Platform party take places. Pan of invited guest and spectators. unveiling (1.47) Bugler standing on Monastery Tower. Gv's large crowd and pipe band standing on wall behind crowd. Guests lay wreaths at foot of memorial. (3.06) Dignitaries walking into Dunfermline Abbey?. Gv's crowds filing past foot of memorial (4.17)