OPENING OF BRIDGENESS MINERS WELFARE INSTITUTE

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Power resources

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • DICKSON, Louis

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: OPENING OF bridgeness minerS WELFARE INSTITUTE

Reference number: 1380

Date: 1924, May 31

Director: [filmed by Dickson's Pictures for the Hippodrome, Bo'ness]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.31 mins

Description: The opening speech at the bridgeness miners Institute. Shots of two men playing bowls watched by the spectating crowd.

Shotlist: Title (.07); General shots of crowds and man making a speech [no sound] (.16); Two men playing bowls and general views of crowds around bowling green (1.11)

[Overall running time at actual speed of 18fps = c. 1.31 mins]