FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN YEAR IN HAMILTON

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: FESTIVAL OF BRITAIN YEAR IN HAMILTON

Reference number: 5531

Date: 1951

Director: [filmed by William Stewart]

Production company: Hamilton Town Council

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.15 mins

Description: Various scenes from Hamilton in 1951 including Old Parish Church Quin-Centenery at Town Hall and Sports Meeting.

From the collection of the late William Stewart, Burgh Librarian.

Credits: ph. & ed. by Wm. Stewart, A.L.A., F.R.S.A

Shotlist: title (0.26) The Town Council Attends the Quin-Centenary Service in the Old Parish Church ext. Town Hall, men in smart dress exit and walk on street to church (2.24) enter church (2.48) int. church, people seated (3.18) people leave and congregate on steps for photographs (4.53) SPORTS MEETINGS c/u programme dated 1951. Shots of crowd and gvs races. Prizes presentation. Football match (10.37) poster for Primary Schools football tournament final between Greenfield and Beckford Street, footage and crowd cheering; brief shot group unid. men in discussion (14.04) THE END (14.15)