OPENING COOPER PARK, ELGIN, AUGUST 1903

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Places:

  • Morayshire

Subjects:

  • Local government

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • WALKER, William

Decade:

  • 1900s

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Title: OPENING COOPER PARK, ELGIN, AUGUST 1903

Reference number: 1632

Date: 1903

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.55 mins

Description: The opening of Cooper Park, Elgin with shots of the procession and onlooking crowds.

Credits: [Possibly Walker's Royal Cinematograph]

Shotlist: No credits. Shots of procession lead by a band and town officials carrying halberds; men wearing top hats process through street, some wear bicorns, and helmets [firemen?] and onlookers to side (0.54); General views of crowds walking towards cameras they make their way to the park. Camera pans round to include shots of shops belonging to Mr Hardie and William Grant, Baker and Confectioner (1.21); Shots of crowds standing with umbrellas, outside Grant Lodge. Shots of speech from dais (1.51); Lady official and two children leave the building and walk down the steps to the crowd (1.55)