CHILDREN'S GALA DAY 1953

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Food and drink
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CHILDREN'S GALA DAY 1953

Reference number: 1922

Date: 1953

Director: filmed by West Pilton Community Association

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.40 mins

Description: Amateur footage of West Pilton's Children's Gala Day, Edinburgh, including procession of children through the streets of Pilton, the crowning of the Gala Queen and races.

Credits: West Pilton Community Association presents

Shotlist: [shotlist re-timed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

title and credits (0.16); General views of Pilton Gala Queen and procession of children through the streets of Pilton; floats pipe band, brass band, children parade with streamers (3.32); At park, huge queues of children in line, hand in ticket and are handed out milk and bags of cakes (5.27); General views of people and children drinking milk in the park; most are wearing "Oxo" paper hats (6.43); Crowning of the Gala Queen [Miss May Hamilton], gvs crowds of children (9.59); General views of races (10.35); General views spectators (12.24); The End (12.40)