DUMFRIES 1955 GUID NYCHBURRIS FESTIVAL

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: DUMFRIES 1955 GUID NYCHBURRIS FESTIVAL

Reference number: 0181

Date: 1955

Sponsor: Lyceum Cinema, Dumfries

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.30 mins

Description: Shots of the projection room of the Lyceum Cinema. Scenes from Festival celebrations including the Riding of the Marches through Townhead and Kirkgate Ports. [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: No credits. Shots of projection room (.10) scenes from Guid Nychburris celebrations, particularly Riding the Marches through townhead and Kirkgate Ports (6.53) [Incomplete]