BO'NESS ACADEMY 1932: Queen Helen Burnett

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • DICKSON, Louis

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: BO'NESS ACADEMY 1932: Queen Helen Burnett

Reference number: 0404C

Date: 1932

Director: [filmed by Louis Dickson]

Sponsor: [ Hippodrome Cinema, Bo'ness]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.00 mins

Description: Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival in 1932, coronation of Queen Helen Burnett and fancy dress parade.

See also refs 0404A, 0404B, 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: No credits. Queen arrives and is crowned, greets fancy dress parade and leaves, preceded by parade, through town streets in her coach. Group, possibly staff, outside cinema (2.15)