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  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
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  • BENDON, William John ‘Prince’


  • 1900s

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Reference number: 0625

Date: 1909

Director: filmed by W. J. Bendon

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.00 mins

Description: Wishaw Co-operative Society Gala Day including the children's procession to the railway station for their day's outing.

The Gala Day parade would probably have been an annual event for the children of society members. Children are parading down Hill St. en route to nearby railway station.

See also ref. 0592

For further information see "The British Co-operative Movement Film Catalogue" compiled and edited by Alan Burton 1997.

Shotlist: Credits (.05); General shots of Wishaw's Hill Street as the children's parade passes by , led at intervals by pipe band and accompanied by some adults. Children carry flags and some Co-op banners are also seen (2.01); After the main procession, several Co-op horse-drawn carts pass. Long shot of street behind (2.43); More general shots of the parade in Wishaw Main Street (3.02).

(Children assembled at the Co-op premises in Russell Street and paraded down Hill Street [seen in film] to the station)