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Reference number: 1284

Date: 1931*

Director: [filmed by Mr Miller, proprietor of the Regal Cinema, Broxburn]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.28 mins

Description: A compilation of films of gala days in West Lothian including Uphall Children's Gala day, Pumpherston Children's Gala and Broxburn pageant.

Formerly Titled [Uphall Children's Gala Etc.]

Shotlist: [Shotlisted from time-coded VHS copy, times converted from 25fps to 18fps]

The Cinema House has pleasure in presenting this all Local film which includes Uphall Children's Gala Uphall Station in Children's Gala Pumpherston Children's Gala... (0.18) 1931 Uphall Children's Gala Day (0.25) Parade, brass band; children walking past (1.11); The old (1.14); Shot of roofless building during demolition?; And the new Exterior shot of cinema, Cinema House, Uphall (1.25); Winners of championship prizes. Girls. 1st Helen Cochrane. 2nd Violet Watson. 3rd Isa Wilson (1.34); Shot of winners (1.43); Some of the others; Shot of smiling boys and girls including shots of two football teams and spectators (3.12); West Lothian Churches League Uphall North versus Broxburn St Nicholas at Middleton Park. General shots of game played on Park, next to hayricks; group shots teams (4.35); pan over street; fancy dress collectors clowns and in drag; brass band; elevated shot of horse-drawn floats; lorry float carrying highland dancing troupe, dancing (6.34); Uphall station children's gala. A view of gala day field. Piping by Pumpherston Pipe Band (6.46); ls spectators; shots of pipe band (7.12); Football - first semi-final; General shot of boy's five-a-side football (7.16); Display of maypole dancing by pupils of Uphall Station infant school under the direction of Miss Campbell. Shot of same, with four brass players providing music (9.25); Football (final) winning team. J White, H Young, R Kelly, W Murray, J Harris. Shots of the game and the team (10.08); Display of Highland dancing by the Misses Stewart of Broxburn. Shot of same (10.32); High jump. Winner S Wardrobe, 4 ft 4 ins. Runner-up A Kelly. Shot of boy's high jump competition; shots winner and runner-up (11.11); Sack race (girls) winner M Gallacher. Shot of races, boys and girls; Sack race (boys) winner T Morrison. Shot of the winner (11.46); Baby show winner - Baby Gardenretti, 1 - 9 months. Winner - Baby Costella, 9 - 18 months. Shot of babies and mothers (12.13); Ankle show winner, B Murray, 14 - 18 years. Winner J Young, 18 years upwards. Shots of winners and shots of groups of young people (13.09)