BORROWSTOUN SCHOOL 1933: Queen Margaret McMahon

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  • West Lothian

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  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: BORROWSTOUN SCHOOL 1933: Queen Margaret McMahon

Reference number: 0404D

Date: 1933

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

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2 mins

Description: Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival of 1933. Queen Margaret McMahon arrives for her coronation followed by the fancy dress parade.

See also refs 0404A, 0404B, 0404C 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 (0.10) Festival Queen Margaret McMahon and her entourage arrive for the coronation ceremony. Shots of fancy dress parade. Festival Queen leaves again (3.02)