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  • Stirlingshire


  • Healthcare
  • Leisure and recreation


  • Local topical


  • NAIRN, James S.


  • 1930s

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Reference number: 0521

Date: 1939, May 13

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn for the Regal Cinema, Stirling]

Sponsor: [ Regal Cinema, Stirling]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.09 mins

Description: Local cinema newsreel recording floats at the charities day on behalf of Stirling Royal Infirmary. Fancy dress procession and charity queen.

Credits: Specially taken by our own Camera Man

Shotlist: [shotlisted from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

title and credits Specially taken by our own camera man (0.24) General shots of crowd and people in fancy dress. Shots of streets in the centre of Stirling. Banner "Help the Infirmary Today - It may help you tomorrow" (1.49) pipe band and floats procession (2.58) shot of firemen standing by fire engine and trailer with pump outside the fire station (3.18) shots of people in Russian peasant dress greeted by J.S. Nairn as they emerge from the Regal Cinema (3.35) Charities Queen and her maids. After Russian peasants and Gala Queen leave cinema by horse-drawn carriage J.S. Nairn walks into frame bottom left - to shot of 'SS Royal Infirmary". Crowds outside cinema as floats pass by. [The very small man at the front of the procession is Jacky McColl, projectionist at Regal Cinema] general views (5.56) Shots from float of crowd lining the street. Brass band. gvs (7.09)