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Reference number: 2302

Date: 1952

Director: [filmed by R. Robertson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.20 mins

Description: Provost Wilkie opens the new Burgh Chambers in Tayport, and the first council meeting is held in the new room.

[See also refs. 2293, 2296, 2297, 2298, 2303, 2304].

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

Shotlist: No credits. Exterior of building (0.17); [Titles dark] Tayport. 20 November 1952 at 7 pm. (Very wet night) Provost Wilkie officially opens new Burgh Chambers, Queen Street (26); General views of same and of crowd inside building (1.45); Afterwards in the hall. Guests at tea (2.57); The silver key. Close-up of key (3.09); Members of the Council at their desks (3.16); First Council meeting in the new room on November 28 1952. General views of meeting (3.50); The Provost is presented with a chain of office. Close-up of the chain. General views of Council meeting (5.20).