THURSO HIGH SCHOOL OPENING

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Places:

  • Caithness

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • NAIRN, James S.

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: THURSO HIGH SCHOOL OPENING

Reference number: 1514

Date: 1958, October 15

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn for Caledonian Cinemas]

Sound: mute

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.15 mins

Description: Coverage of official opening of Thurso High School including footage of pupils at work in their classrooms.

Shotlist: No credits. Printed invitation reading "Thurso High School formal opening, 15 October 1958" (0.12); Exterior of the school (0.31); Plaque on school wall (0.45); Exteriors (.58); Shot of invitation again (1.02); Shots inside school hall during opening ceremony by Niall M S Macpherson. Shots of spectators and platform party (2.57); General views teachers taking lessons in classroom (5.02); Pupils in school corridor (5.10); Woodwork class (6.10); Gymnasium during lesson (6.52); School grounds (7.05); Pupils in playground (8.15)