AMONG THE MANY VISITORS...

This video is not available to view remotely

Video 1 (currently displayed video)

Full length video - full length available onsite

Video 2

Visitors and pageantry at the Empire Exhibition in Glasgow, including Mary, Queen Mother, South African war veterans, Secretary of State for War Leslie Hore-Belisha and popular singer Florrie Forde. (clip)

This film is in copyright

This film is protected by copyright and is provided for personal, private viewing only. Please use the Hire, buy or ask a question button to ask about obtaining a copy of this film or a licence to use it, or to ask about its copyright status.

Find similar films

Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

Related films

EMPIRE EXHIBITION
1938 | col | silent
EMPIRE EXHIBITION
1938 | col | silent
1938 GLASGOW EMPIRE EXHIBITION
1938 | bwcol | silent
EMPIRE EXHIBITION
1938 | col | silent

Please read Understanding catalogue records for help interpreting this information and Using footage for more information about accessing this film.

Overall rating:

Title: AMONG THE MANY VISITORS...

Reference number: 1067

Date: 1938

Director: [filmed by William S. Manson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.00 minsc

Description: Scenes of events held in Glasgow during the Empire Exhibition, for example an historical pageant, a Boys' Brigade display and a Scout rally.

Shotlist: No credits. May 30, Mary, Queen Mother. Shots of Queen Mary at entrance to pavilion in the Empire Exhibition, Bellahouston Park, Glasgow. South African war veterans. Pipe band leads the veterans in parade through exhibition grounds. Mr Hore-Belisha. Shot of same and party coming out of pavilion. Miss Florrie Forde. popular singer Florrie Forde and party leave pavilion. Newspaper headline "12 Millionth visitor". Some events connected with Empire Exhibition. May 21 BB Display in Ibrox Stadium. General views of the display, salute and march past. Display of gymnastics. June 4, National Scout Rally. A Pageant of Empire. Several shots of the historical pageant in Ibrox Stadium (?), including Vikings, Saxons, Jacobites, man leading an elephant, "Britannia" on her chariot, representatives from various countries. Poster reading "Services Display", general views of the display including dramatisation of Charge of the Light Brigade, display of horsemanship and motorcycling. Home Fleet visits the Clyde. Long shots from shore of naval vessels in the Firth of Clyde. The End.