ABERDEEN CELEBRATES THE CORONATION

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Places:

  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • BROMBERG, Ernest

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: ABERDEEN CELEBRATES THE CORONATION

Reference number: 0239

Date: 1937, May 12

Director: [filmed by Ernest Bromberg for Cinema Newsreel Aberdeen]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5 mins

Description: Aberdeen celebrates the Coronation with a service, parade and a coronation ball at the Palais de Danse.

Shotlist: No credits. Seaside scenes with lifeguard and life line on trolley, strollers on the prom (.26) [title] (.44) ext. of the Newscine picture house in Diamond Street and the Palais de Danse (.51) street scene (.57) civic procession from church after service [processions exits West Kirk of St. Nicholas, led by Baillie McDiarmid] (1.55) gvs of floats procession along Union Street, shots of crowds (2.09) Pittodrie and march past of TA units (2.42) floats procession including decorated trams of years gone by (3.35) night tableau with shot of Britannia's float. The Coronation Ball at the Palais de Danse, "queen" of the celebrations is crowned (4.17) firework display (4.30)