HOSPITAL FUND RAISING PAGEANT, LOCHGELLY

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: HOSPITAL FUND RAISING PAGEANT, LOCHGELLY

Reference number: 0961B

Date: 1930c

Director: [filmed by Tommy Timmons, for Cinema de Luxe, Lochgelly]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.00 mins

Description: A parade (including Girl Guides and Boy Scouts) and fete to raise funds for the local hospital

Commissioned by Tommy Timmons, proprietor of Cinema de Luxe, Lochgelly

Shotlist: [No credits] Goat displaying notice which reads "Be kind to Auld Nannie and support the Hospital's Funds" (3.41); Motor vehicle with young girl in passenger seat, both decorated in tinfoil (3.45); Horse-drawn wagon from Lochgelly Equitable Co-operative Society Fleshing Department (3.49); Street procession watched by crowds passes by with uniformed brass band, guides and scouts, pipes and drums, Clydesdale horses dressed for show, the tinfoil decorated car and more brass bands (4.40); Shots in a park of children in fancy dress (4.57); A woman in a group of adults tries her first cigarette. Two of them address crowds from the stage (5.40); Parade of horses and floats; General shots of spectators, particularly of boy scouts in foreground (5.58); More general shots of the festivities with the tinfoil girl holding a poster which reads "Support the hospital by sending your silver paper to the Times Silver League" (6.36); General views of the festivities, stalls, fancy dress competition (7.22); Women outside the refreshment tent, and serving up ice-cream (7.35); Baby boy (7.45); Shots of professional (?) entertainers performing song and dance routine on stage (8.10); Audience (8.27); Girls run race (8.29)

NB. Timing continued from Ref. 0961, "LOCHGELLY V CELTIC, FIRST ROUND SCOTTISH CUP".
[Overall running time at actual speed of 16fps is c. 7.00 mins]