CHILDREN'S GALA AT LOCHGELLY

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: CHILDREN'S GALA AT LOCHGELLY

Reference number: 0965

Date: 1928*

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

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.54 mins

Description: The procession for the Children's Gala in Lochgelly watched by crowds lining the streets.

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

Credits: Topical Budget [for Cinema de Luxe]

Shotlist: [shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

Credits (0.06) shots of street procession led by two boys with banner reading "Lochgelly Children's Gala" followed by brass band, schoolchildren from South School, watched by crowds lining streets. More shots of procession, Children of West School, East School and RC School, with brass bands. Open top trams in background. Brief shot women holding baby, her front teeth are missing (4.57) scenes in local park as races are held. Members of pipe and drum band pose for camera, a drummer shows a wee boy how to play drums (7.54)