TOPICAL BUDGET No 875-1, ARDROSSAN AND SALTCOATS PLAYERS RETURN WITH BELASCO CUP

Pipe band leads procession of cars and charabancs through the streets of Saltcoats. (clip)

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: TOPICAL BUDGET No 875-1, ARDROSSAN AND SALTCOATS PLAYERS RETURN WITH BELASCO CUP

Reference number: 0574

Date: 1928, May 31

Production company: [ Topical Budget News]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.00 mins

Description: Ardrossan and Saltcoats theatrical amateur players are welcomed home by cheering crowds in Saltcoats. Shot of the Balasco Cup won by the players.

British Universities Newsreel Database comments that film for this item probably no longer exists, and that it was identified from written records. It is also noted as being for Scottish exhibition only.

Shotlist: Credits (.06) shots as pipe band leads procession of cars and charabancs through the streets of Saltcoats (1.14) pan round crowd of people (2.07) shots of the platform party, shots of public areas, speeches being given, and assembled crowds (2.25) long shot of crowded sea front and platform (3.05) c/u of the trophies (the Belasco Cup) and of the prize-winners (3.29) gvs crowds (3.55)

[Please note there is a brief shot of ext of the Regal Cinema at about 1.14 mins into the film]