LOCAL EVENTS, TAYPORT

The construction of the new road bridge at Guardbridge near St. Andrews in 1938. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Construction and engineering
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: LOCAL EVENTS, TAYPORT

Reference number: 2292

Date: 1937

Director: [filmed by R. Robertson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.45 mins

Description: Events in the Fife village of Tayport; the demolition of the mill factory chimney, construction of the new bridge at Guardbridge, and the Burgh Jubilee Dinner in the Masonic Hall.

[See also refs. 2289, 2290, 2291, 2294, 2295, 2299, 2300, 2301, 2304, 2307].

For further information about Tayport, including photographs from this period of Tayport's history, visit: http://www.tayport.org.uk [last accessed 17/2/2009]

Shotlist: No credits. [*1937] Last of the Old Bobbin Mill. General views of demolition of factory chimney (0.47); The new bridge at Guardbridge 1938. Shots of construction (1.50); Celebration of Burgh's Jubilee. Page from programme. Jubilee dinner 21 December 1937. Interior of the Masonic Hall during the dinner. Pan of male diners, including shots of serving staff (4.45).