GOVAN FAIR 1947

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • DALRYMPLE, J. Blake
  • Elder Dalrymple Productions / Elder Films
  • ELDER, John C

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: GOVAN FAIR 1947

Reference number: 0013

Date: 1947

Sponsor: Vogue Cinema, Govan

Production company: Elder Dalrymple Productions

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.12 mins

Description: Coronation of the Fair Queen, with the procession and motorcade in Govan, Glasgow.

Shotlist: [Shotlisted at different speed. Actual timing is 07.12 mins @ 24 fps]

[No credits] Left to right pan of BEA twin-engine biplane and passengers disembarking. Man grabs a can of film with close-up of the label, "Urgent. Vogue Cinema, Govan." (.24); Exterior shot of the Vogue Cinema (.29); Are you here? Hollywood quakes as Govan hits the screen (.34); Exterior shot of the Vogue Cinema and crowd scenes. (.43); What's a doo? (.47); Close-up of crowds, mostly children (1.02); Old Govan Fair 1947 filmed exclusively for the Vogue Cinema by Elder Dalrymple Productions. (1.09); The Fair Queen. Surrounded by seated guests. (1.30); "Oor ain wee Queen", Miss Annie MacLeod (1.35); Close-up of Fair Queen being crowned (2.14); General shots of the procession and motorcade. Shot of cameraman filming on a lorry (2.50); Govan's own Jane Russell. Photography is not only a matter of exposure. Neither is the outlaw (2.57); Fancy dress parade and floats passing the Vogue Cinema (3.52); Close-ups of children and general shots of procession (5.08); Procession led by the pipe band passing through shipyard and close-ups of the children (5.57); Did you see yourself? On Wednesday, one scene will be included having two spectators circled. The two lucky persons will be presented with prizes. (6.05); Close-ups of crowds and the procession. The End (6.55)