LAYING THE NEW FOUNDATION STONE AT KIRKINTILLOCH PARISH CHURCH

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Places:

  • Dunbartonshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1910s

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Title: LAYING THE NEW FOUNDATION STONE AT KIRKINTILLOCH PARISH CHURCH

Reference number: 1374

Date: 1913, August 8

Sponsor: [ Picture House, Kirkintilloch]

Production company: Gaumont

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.25 mins

Description: A brass band leads the parade towards the parish church followed by members of the Masonic Order. Close-up shots of the laying of the memorial stone in Kirkintilloch Parish Church by the Marquis of Tullibardine.

Original found in Minister's roll top desk in vestry of church, on clearing up after a fire

See P/CN 64 for contemporary newspaper accounts of the making of the film and its content and additional info. file

Shotlist: Gaumont Newsreel. Laying the Foundation Stone at Kirkintilloch Parish Church. By the Marquis of Tullibardine with Full Masonic Honours. August 8th 1913. (0.08) shot of steam train NBR no.169 pulling in to Kirkintilloch Station and men in top hats disembarking (0.21) shots of procession of dignitaries, including office-bearers of the Grand Lodge of Freemasons, heading for the church along East High Street coming down from station, watched by crowds of onlookers, heading towards canal bridge (1.07) shot of crowd of young boys, mostly barefoot, standing watching on wall (1.15) shots of brass band marching past line of dignitaries, Cowgate Street (1.36) c/u shots of crowd (1.46) long procession of Masonic officials marches past (2.58) shots of foundation stone being lowered into place, at faster speed (3.14) shot of seated minister and dignitaries, close-ups of the Marquess of Tullibardine - The End (3.25)