KINNEIL SCHOOL: Queen Jean Paterson

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • DICKSON, Louis

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: KINNEIL SCHOOL: Queen Jean Paterson

Reference number: 0403

Date: 1939

Director: [filmed by Louis Dickson]

Sponsor: [ Hippodrome Cinema, Bo'ness]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.00 min

Description: Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival, 1939. Coronation of Queen Joan Paterson and the fancy dress parade.

Very comprehensive website about the Bo'Ness Fair can be found at at http://www.thefairday.com/ [last accessed 12/2/2018]

In April 2009, the Hippodrome reopened as a working cinema - see http://www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org/venues/hippodrome/ for further information. You can also find out about the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival which is held there annually: http://www.hippfest.co.uk

Shotlist: No credits. Shots of coronation ceremony, fancy dress parade, address by Provost, and retinue leaving (1.35)