KINNEIL PUBLIC SCHOOL: Queen Helen Young

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • DICKSON, Louis

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: KINNEIL PUBLIC SCHOOL: Queen Helen Young

Reference number: 0404E

Date: 1934

Director: [filmed by Louis Dickson for the 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 in 1934. Coronation of Queen Helen Young and fancy dress parade.

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

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) Coronation and fancy dress parade. Festival Queen Helen Young and her retinue leave (2.37) Shots of crowds in streets as the procession passes and pan across group standing under decorated archway/gate (?) (3.01)