IRVINE BURNS CLUB

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Education
  • Media, communication and the creative industries
  • Music

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Music

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: IRVINE BURNS CLUB

Reference number: 5034

Date: [ca. 1971]

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios, Glasgow]

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.49 mins

Description: A record of the Irvine Burns Club celebrating their 145th Burns Supper. Features traditional toasts, dinner and singing of 'Auld Lang Syne'.

Irvine Burns Club was founded on 2nd June 1826. This film records their 145th Supper. It has therefore been dated as 1971.

Shotlist: [no title] gvs Irvine Burns Club gather at tables, shots of top table being piped in to "Green Grow the Rashes, O". Members are seated (1.10) the haggis is piped in (A Man's a Man for A' That) and Immortal Memory is made by R. Clement Wilson, Club President (3.39) immediate past president Alec MacMillan is thanked for his toast. Unidentified man starts to make a speech regarding Burns and his relevance to contemporary life (5.09) a silver cup is raised and toast is made at the top table (5.34) and greeted with applause amongst the members (5.39) gvs Auld Lang Syne being sung as men link arms (7.49)