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Reference number: 2827

Date: 1929*

Director: [filmed by Frances Hedges Montgomery]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.13 mins

Description: University students taking part in the Kate Kennedy procession in St. Andrews.

From family collection, made by Frances H. Montgomery of Fife, burgh councillor in St. Andrews 1929 - ? Refs. 2821-2832.
See correspondence from son with background information.

See also ref. 2821, 2822, 2823, 2825, 2826, 2828, 2829, 2830, 2831.

Credits: [assisted by family nanny / companion Miss Margaret Grant Smith]

Shotlist: No credits. gvs crowds around rag and bone cart and student, wearing suit decorated with buttons; cart pulling away (0.12) gvs University students taking part in the Kate Kennedy Parade in St. Andrews; shots of Kate Kennedy and Bishop Kennedy, St Andrew and other characters gathered in the University quadrangle; Kate is escorted to a carriage by an elderly man in uniform [possibly Fifeshire Artillery Volunteers?] (1.17) the procession starts, including monks, mounted knights and historical characters; Kate Kennedy's carriage passes, followed by men in gowns (2.03) Kate Kennedy and attendants assemble on ruins in a group; procession pass (3.14) students on floats and collecting for charity along the route; gvs students riding in fancy dress and parade (4.41) Kate Kennedy emerging from building with provost (5.02) gvs crowds dispersing; ms various individual students (5.33) gvs procession through St Andrews (5.45) standing on rag and bone cart, students hold up and wave knickers and suspender belts, selling to the crowd (6.18) ls two policemen (6.22) brief shot Council van driving onto beach (6.32) gvs dogs on sand dunes (7.13)