RED LETTER DAY FOR TAYPORT, a

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: RED LETTER DAY FOR TAYPORT, a

Reference number: 2295

Date: 1950

Director: [filmed by R. Robertson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.53 mins

Description: The visit of HM the Queen Mother to Tayport on 19th September 1950.

[See also refs. 2289, 2290, 2292, 2294, 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: Title. Poster announcing visit of HM the Queen to Tayport on 19 September 1950 (.09); Getting ready to welcome Her Majesty. Crowds assemble (1.02); A schoolgirl is chosen to present the bouquet. Irene Campbell. Shots of Irene and crowds (1.15); Royal party arrives. Provost and Mrs Wilkie are presented. General views of Queen Mother's walkabout (2.05); Ex-Provost Wedderspoon is honoured. He meets the Queen Mother. Royal party leaves. Crowds disperse (3.05); Afterwards, in the Town Hall, the Council entertain their quests. [B & W] General views and close-ups of guests at dining table (4.50); And so ends a memorable occasion for Tayport (4.53).