ST. MARY'S RC SCHOOL: QUEEN MARY MARKIE

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Title: ST. MARY'S RC SCHOOL: QUEEN MARY MARKIE

Reference number: 0404B

Date: 1931

Director: [filmed by Louis Dickson Hippodrome Cinema, Bo'ness]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.00 mins

Description: The coronation ceremony of Queen Mary Markie and the fancy dress parade at Bo'ness Children's Fair, 1931.

See also refs 0404A, 0404C, 0404D and 0404E.

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: title (0.06) Coronation ceremony, fancy dress parade and Festival Queen and her entourage after the ceremony as they leave (2.25) shots of Mary in her coach, the parade making its way through the town streets and shots of the crowds outside cinema (2.57)