DUNFERMLINE CHILDREN'S GALA 1954

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • NAIRN, James S.

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: DUNFERMLINE CHILDREN'S GALA 1954

Reference number: 1367

Date: 1954

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn]

Sponsor: [ Regal Cinema, Dunfermline]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.23 mins

Description: The children's procession through the crowd lined streets of Dunfermline with a brass band playing. Shots of local schoolchildren outside school waving flags.

Shotlist: ROLL I

Credits (.19); Exterior of large school in Dunfermline (.27); Empty street, school or college building, more shots of empty streets. Exterior of factory? (1.15); Buses lined up in road, crew at railing relaxing (1.26); School playground and shots of boys waving flags (1.46); Another school (2.07); Children's procession through city street lined with crowds. Pipes and drums, children (3.00); City streets packed with people (3.05); Crowds in park and shots of people playing, eating, drinking, etc. (4.23); Procession through crowd lined street, brass band (5.11); Exterior of Regal Cinema as procession passes (5.17); More shots of the procession and spectators (6.34); School yard (6.53); Older pupils outside tuck shop (6.58); In playground and on steps (7.24); General views of pupils outside school waving flags, etc. (7.55); People and children outside church? waving flags (8.15); Shots of school children alighting from buses (8.33); Procession marshalling. Spectators. Parade through outskirts of town. General shots of spectators and parade as they march further into town (10.53).

ROLL 2

No credits. [Unused material] Cuts from the children's procession and scenes in the park (4.30).