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  • Perth and Perthshire


  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Royalty
  • Tourism and travel


  • Local topical


  • 1920s

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Reference number: 1488

Date: 1924

Sponsor: Pullars of Perth

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.30 mins

Description: Made for Pullars of Perth, taken during a works outing to the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley, London, 1924.

Credits: Taken during works outing to the British Empire Exhibition at Wembley London 1924.

Shotlist: Credits (0.12) The arrival was at 7.30 am. This is Wembley Station just before that hour. Gv's platform as train pulls in in background (0.17); This is the outside of the station showing some of the party arriving. People walk towards camera. (0.30); The Directors and Mr R Macgregor Mitchell MP for Perth awaiting the excursionists inside the Exhibition. Group of men descend stairs. Close ups same [The Caterpillar fairground ride in background] (1.01); The party at breakfast Gv's inside marquee as party are served with food. (1.20); Some more of the Perth excursionists leaving the breakfast hall. Group of employees walk towards camera. (2.00); The Directors, with Mr R Macgregor MP, making their way to the Amusement Park. Shot of same (2.14); The Directors enjoying one of the many thrills in the Amusement Park Several of the directors accompanying young woman employee on the helter skelter. (2.33); A few of the many stunts in the Amusement Park which were enjoyed by the Pullar Party ls crowds. Gv's members of the party on various amusements. Gv's Park (3.25); This speed should be adopted if Wembley is to be 'done' in a day. Undercranked sequence of crowds and the Exhibition arena. (4.07); Laying a wreath on the Cenotaph at Whitehall Gv's party at Cenotaph watched by pedestrians as they lay a wreath (4.40); Entering the shrine of the Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey where another wreath was laid. Members of the party file into the entrance. (5.00)