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Reference number: 1366

Date: 1952*

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn]

Sponsor: [Regal Cinema, Dunfermline]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.07 mins

Description: Crowds line the main street of Dunfermline and in front of the Regal Cinema as the children's procession passes. Shots of people in the public park with children playing games and eating ice cream.

Shotlist: No credits. People in park and alighting from buses (0.18); Crowds lining main street in Dunfermline (0.56); Exterior of the Regal Cinema with crowd in front (1.06); General views of crowd; c/u fox terriers, with a ribbons around their necks (2.25); Shots of children's procession waving Union flags and lions rampant, interspersed with spectators, Commercial School; St. Margaret's Infant School; pipe band; older children, boys and girls; brass band; Queen Anne High School; Park Road School Rosyth; Saint Leonard's School; Milesmark School; McLean School; Limekilns School; St Margaret's R.C. School; St. John's R.C. Primary?; Wellwood School; Halbeath School; Crossford and Cairneyhall School; Townhill Public School; Canmore School; (7.35); Open air public park, children and adults relax. Games; ice cream van (adults play to camera), chute and roundabouts, etc., sack races (9.28); Mothers and babies, paddling pool, wheelbarrow race, balloon blowing race (10.24); Road safety competition. Children learning road safety rules, cycling, etc. (11.03); The End (11.07).