DUMFRIES 1950 GUID NYCHBURRIS FESTIVAL

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: DUMFRIES 1950 GUID NYCHBURRIS FESTIVAL

Reference number: 0179

Date: 1950

Sponsor: Lyceum Cinema, Dumfries

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8 mins

Description: Kirkin' of the Cornet at St. Michael's Church, Dumfries. Installation of the Cornet and Queen of the South. Riding of the Marches. Cornet's Ball and Children's Fancy Dress Parade. [Incomplete]

One of several local topical films made for local exhibitors of the tradition revived in the 1930’s of the Guid Nychburris Day festival.

Shotlist: Credits (.10) Sunday, Kirkin' of the Cornet at St. Michael's Church. Monday, Installation of Cornet and Investiture of the Queen of the South. Thursday Riding the Marches, Coronation, Sports, Cornet's Ball and Children's Fancy Dress Parade (7.45) [Incomplete]