INTER SCHOOL SPORTS DAY, INVERNESS

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Places:

  • Invernesshire

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • NAIRN, James S.

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: INTER SCHOOL SPORTS DAY, INVERNESS

Reference number: 1553

Date: 1951

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn]

Sponsor: Caledonian Associated Cinemas

Sound: mute

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: An inter-school sports day, Inverness.

Original found in former Playhouse Cinema store, Inverness.

Shotlist: CAC presents (.01) poster for event (.36) race with Inverness Battalion Boys' Brigade Pipe Band (1.25) crowd in grandstand intercut with shots of long jump and high jump, skipping race, track events (3.50) shots of sprinting (4.09) shots of high jump, long jump, shot put (5.09) girls' high jump (5.28) shots of refreshment tent, etc (5.51) further shots of races, grandstand and recorders (7.43) competitors dressing (7.55) girls' race (8.02) score board showing schools competing (8.18) trophies (8.52) announcements and crowd (9.18) presentations (9.45) announcements by col. Mackintosh (Headmaster, Crown School, Inverness) and trophy winners Sandy Sanderson and Sylvia Macleod (10.03) End (10.07)