DUMFRIES 1949 GUID NYCHBURRIS DAY

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Ceremonies
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Local government

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: DUMFRIES 1949 GUID NYCHBURRIS DAY

Reference number: 0178

Date: 1949

Sponsor: Lyceum Cinema, Dumfries

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: Investiture of the Cornet, shots of the crowds, the horse race and procession of horsemen through the "city gates", Dumfries. Part of the celebrations for Guid Nychburris Day, 1949.

See also ref 0872

Shotlist: [No credits] Investiture of Cornet outside balcony. Speeches are intercut with crowd scenes (2.08) racehorse meeting and shots of crowd (2.36) children's races (3.05) wreath is laid at base of flagpole (3.19) crowd shots (3.32) ceremony on raised platform in front of balcony (5.05) crowd shots (6.12) horse race (6.30) refreshments served to men and women on horseback in street and further shots of crowd (7.13) Cornet leads procession of horsemen through "city gates" (7.26) brief shot of float procession (7.31).