DIAMOND JUBILEE OF THE BURGH OF LARGS: Crowning of the 'Brisbane Queen' and Procession

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: DIAMOND JUBILEE OF THE BURGH OF LARGS: Crowning of the 'Brisbane Queen' and Procession

Reference number: 2027

Date: 1936

Production company: Pathe Gazette

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.33 mins

Description: The pageant and crowning ceremony of the Diamond Jubilee "Brisbane Queen" Ena Baird, Largs.

Children from East Park Children's Home in Largs were involved. The Pageant was used as fund raising for the Home.

Shotlist: title (.06) Festival queen Ena Baird being walked to her carriage (.29) gvs procession (1.47) crowning ceremony (4.00) brief shot girls tap dancing (4.13) Queen and her retinue lay wreaths at war memorial (5.03) procession of cars and vehicles Nardini's ice cream van and gvs crowds [taken from an elevated position] (6.33)

[In crowd and in floats procession are residents from East Park Children's Home in Largs]