1909-1959 JUBILEE FILM OF 14TH, 1ST PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE BOY SCOUTS

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: 1909-1959 JUBILEE FILM OF 14TH, 1ST PRESTWICK, AYRSHIRE BOY SCOUTS

Reference number: 9781

Date: 1959

Director: filmed by Iain Foulds

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 19.25 mins

Description: Amateur footage of jubilee celebrations of the 1st Prestwick, 14th Ayrshire Scouts, including a formal dinner, sports day and the unveiling of a sundial.

Shotlist: Prestwick town sign - title - c/u 14th Ayrshire crest and brochure with photograph of Scout group founder and schedule of jubilee celebrations [oof] - Sunday 12th April St Nicholas Church - gvs Scouts standing in formation in garden, then marching alongside main road with shops, then through church gates (2.14) Friday 17th April Parkstone Hotel - gvs guests seated at tables in hotel for dinner - Scout leader stands to make speech - gvs guests listening, all stand for toast to group founder, followed by applause - speech from group founder and applause - gvs guests and speech from younger Scout leader followed by toast - Provost and other guests make speeches (5.42) Saturday 18th April 2-30 pm Sports Park - gvs football pitch, boys gathering to play - game starts - half-time break, teams pose for photographs - pan across pitch, another game in progress (9.49) gvs races around pitch - sprint, obstacle race - gvs organisers, more running races, wheelbarrow race, bicycle stability, sack race, tug-of-war, running backwards race (15.55) Saturday 18th April 7-00 pm Boydfield Gardens - group of Scouts and civic officials gathered in park for ceremony, pipers playing, Scout leader makes speech, sundial is unveiled, Provost makes speech - posing for photographs around sundial (18.08) night time scenes, crowd watching, bonfire is lit - JUBILEE - THE END (19.25)