HAMILTONIA No. 4 1958-59

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: HAMILTONIA No. 4 1958-59

Reference number: 5533

Date: 1958 - 1959

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.47 mins

Description: Scenes from Hamilton in 1950's including parade of Cameronians, opening of St. Ninians Church, A.T.C. Boxing Championship Finals and a presentation of Freedom of the Burgh.

Shotlist: [col] title (0.08) [b&w] Parade of the Cameronians (0.16) raised view of Cameronian parade down crowd line street in rain (0.50) brass band ext. town hall (1.20) female soldiers (1.31) view from rear of parade from bridge. Brass band join march (1.59) Opening of St. Ninians R.C Church (2.06) crowds ext church, Union Jack flag identifiable, C/u doors, priests walking toward church and in door (3.52) people outside (3.55) int. view, camera pans rear of seated crowd and up to altar. People rise for Bishop (4.47) ext church, people leave, gvs crowd (5.58) AIR TRAINING CORP badge A.T.C. BOXING CHAMPIONSHIP FINALS (6.09) amateur boxing matches in Town Hall. Occasional crowd shot, many in dinner jackets (9.05) medal and trophy presentation (11.03) [col] Presentation of the Freedom of the Burgh to The Right Rev. John A.Fraser Provost Cockburn speech, song (11.44) c/u minutes and speeches. Presentation of box (14.30) high tea being served afterwards, camera pans dining room. C/u presentation box (15.39) THE END (15.47)