SALUTE THE SOLDIER WEEK

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Military
  • War

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • ROBELLO, Paul

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: SALUTE THE SOLDIER WEEK

Reference number: 2084

Date: 1944

Director: [d. Paul Robello]

Production company: [ Topical Productions]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.14 mins

Description: Events during Renfrew and Inchinnan's "Salute the Soldier" week 3 - 10 June 1944.

Shotlist: Credits. Royal Burgh of Renfrew and Inchinnan's "Salute the Soldier Week", 3 - 10 June 1944. (0.11); Brief shot of Renfrew Town Hall decorated with bunting, tram passing; Procession of Provost, civic dignitaries and military personnel leaving the building. Panning shot of group of VIPs [clergyman is wearing a circular hearing aid] (2.22); Open air park. March past of groups of military and civil defence visits, youth organisations and fire services (6.05); Speeches from bandstand in park (6.50); Ints. swimming pool; boys race, girls race, girls race, paddling sitting in inner tubes (8.06); Parade, including military youth organisations, Police, Civil Defence Corps, WVS?; Red Cross; Scouts; Boys Brigade (13.55); Speeches and presentation to lady of bouquet of flowers. She plays bowls (14.41); Boys Brigade parade; boys play pipes (15.15) Brigade inspection (16.19) gymnastics display and presentation of prizes (16.59); Close-up of group of women (17.18); Cardboard figure of soldier on walls of Town Hall (17.38)