KEMNAY FAIR 1976

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: KEMNAY FAIR 1976

Reference number: 8786

Date: 1976, August 28

Director: filmed by G M M Thomson

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.37 mins

Description: Amateur record of a local fair at Kemnay, Aberdeenshire, including crowning of the Princess, children's races, sideshows, the 'fantastic Red Barrows' and a lawnmower race.

For other titles in this collection see also refs. 8785, 8787 and 8788

Credits: with official guests: Marc Ellington, The Stoneywood Brass Band and The Old MeldrumPipe Band
1976 Kemnay Princess Rhona Duncan, two attendants Teresa Cobban, Gwen Hardie, 1975 Kemnay Princess Fay Ewan
and The People of Kemnay

Shotlist: logo - gv countryside - gvs fair, horses and carriage, pipe band - THE KEMNAY & DISTRICT COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION PRESENT - gvs watching crowds - a film by G M Mackinnon Thomson - gvs pipe band and horses - title - gvs - credits and gvs - 28th August 1976 - gvs crowning of Kemnay Princess and crowds watching - Princess and attendants in carriage - children's fancy dress, c/us of children and compere (3.25) gvs archery contest - gvs brass band playing while dogs parade past - dogs being judged, prizes presented - gvs crowd and assorted pets - children on miniature traction engine - compere singing - children's races. including egg and spoon, wheelbarrow, sack (7.31) gvs children getting pony rides - 'Fantastic Red [B]Arrows' banner - horse truck arrives and men dressed in red pushing wheelbarrows come out, perform synchronised manoeuvres around fairground - gvs crowd - all depart in van - children eating candy floss - gvs including tennis club stall, bouncy castle, shooting gallery, lawnmower race - shots of compere wearing huge Mexican hat - credits - black over music to end (12.37)