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  • Ayrshire


  • Local government


  • Amateur


  • 1930s

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Reference number: 0769

Date: 1928 - 1933c

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.00 mins

Description: The town of Kilmarnock, an industrial and tourist centre. [Incomplete]

Promotional film, probably commissioned by the local authority from local cinematographer.

Credits: [filmed by unknown amateur, possibly commissioned by Town Council]

Shotlist: Credits (.19); Kilmarnock. An ideal industrial centre. The Cross, Kilmarnock, where 800 motors per hour pass through. General views of street scenes (.48); King Street, business, buses did bustle. General views of street scenes (1.11); Portland Street. General views of street scenes (1.27); John Finnie Street from the station. General views (1.41); Dundonald Road. General views (1.58); Fire engine in London Road. General views (2.06); The war memorial. General views of exterior and interior (2.46); The Technical School. General views (2.54); Dick Institute Public Library and Museum. Shots of people going in. Exterior shot (3.10); Dean Castle - a venerable pile. Exterior of same (3.35); Dean Park. General views (4.17); Burns' Memorial in Kay Park. General views of same (4.45); Panorama from Burns Memorial. Panning shots across park scenes. (5.40); Middleton Park housing scheme. General views of semi-detached houses (5.54); The countryside around Kilmarnock. General views and panning shots of countryside (6.17); An aerial view of the town. [dense] Aerial shot (7.29); The railway station. The London train arrives. General views of platform as steam locomotive pulls LMS train in to station (8.02); Pan along length of train. Shot of different locomotive. Shots of the station concourse (8.27); [Incomplete]