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  • Morayshire


  • Leisure and recreation
  • Religion


  • Local topical


  • NAIRN, James S.


  • 1950s

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Reference number: 1442

Date: 1955*

Director: [atrributed to James S. Nairn]

Sponsor: [ Caledonian Associated Cinemas]

Sound: mute

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.40 mins

Description: The Pluscarden Priory Restoration Fete at Cooper Park, elgin with amusement stalls, pony rides and a tea tent.

See also ref. 2877

Shotlist: Pluscarden Priory Restoration Fete. Cooper Park, elgin. (0.05) Shots of priory buildings and grounds. gvs of monks in white habit walking amongst the priory ruins (1.32) pipes and drums (1.47) Lord Cawdor, chairman. Shots of same as he gives speech from platform. gvs spectators (2.00) Brigadier H.W. Houldsworth, Lord Lieutenant of Murray opens the fete. Shots of same making speech (2.17) Vote of thanks by Abbot Wilfred Upson. gvs spectators as Abbot makes speech. views women selling heather. gvs priory grounds (2.49) shots of people in grounds, at amusement stalls, buying ice-cream, children going on pony rides (4.55) inside marquees, stalls selling bakery produce, plants, pottery, etc. (5.49) children on roundabout (6.20) man auctions items for restoration funds (6.21) shots inside tea tent, people at tables, etc. (7.49) gvs various boats on boating pond (8.36) ecs (8.40)