INVERNESS REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

Inscription on memorial reads "To the glorious memory of the men of the burgh and parish of Inverness who laid down their lives in the Great War of 1914 - 1918”; General shots of those attending the ceremony; Lone piper plays; Shots of wreaths at the (clip)

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Places:

  • Invernesshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • NAIRN, James S.

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: INVERNESS REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY

Reference number: 0807

Date: 1949*

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn]

Sponsor: [ Playhouse, Inverness]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9 mins

Description: Memorial service and procession to commemorate Remembrance Sunday in Inverness.

Credits: address by Major General Harry McDonald

Shotlist: Credits and title with caption They died for you - do not forget them (.20); Shots of Salvation Army band, a pipe band, various youth organisations and the Lord Provost of Inverness and the Town Council, making their way to the memorial (2.50); General shots of the memorial service as onlookers listen to speeches and veterans pay respects. (4.36); Inscription on memorial reads "To the glorious memory of the men of the burgh and parish of Inverness who laid down their lives in the Great War of 1914 - 1918 (4.47); General shots of those attending the ceremony (5.15); Lone piper plays (5.27); Shots of wreaths at the memorial (5.31); Shots as full procession returns to the town along crowd lined streets led by pipe band and general shots of crowds walking along the riverside. Brief shot of James Nairn's car (8.47)