TAYPORT TOWN HALL OPENING

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Local government
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: TAYPORT TOWN HALL OPENING

Reference number: 2299

Date: 1950

Director: [filmed by R. Robertson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.20 mins

Description: The opening ceremony of Tayport Town Hall and the crowning of the Gala Queen.

See also refs. 2289, 2290, 2291, 2292, 2294, 2295, 2300, 2301, 2204, 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: Credits (0.03); Tayport Town Hall opening ceremony 26 April 1950. Crowds outside (0.17); Provost Wilkie turns the key. Shots of same. Interior shots of speeches (0.35); Guests leave (0.54); Hall Committee and Town Council members. Shots of same (1.25); [Col.] Crowning of Gala Queen 7 July 1951. Shots of ceremony (3.00); Poster advertising Tayport Sports Day, 14 July 1951, East Common. Gala Queen opens the sports; General views of men and women's races involving running and cycling; Highland dancing competition; gymnastics; high jump.(4.20).