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Reference number: 4415

Date: 2000, June 24

Director: filmed by Hawick Film & Video Group

Sound: sound

Original format: VHS

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 35.37 mins

Description: An account of Hawick's annual sports day for local primary school children, with a special gift of Millennium mug.

Credits: This film is covered by copyright and must not be copied in any way
camera Frank Brown, Jean Tait, Jim Law, Scott Renwick
commentary Peter Horne, Scott Renwick
nar. Jules Horne
ed. Frank Brown, Scott Renwick

Shotlist: [shotlisted from control track, VHS]

title (0:16) children queue outside the Evergreen Hall, Laidlaw Terrace to collect vouchers (1:01) ints hall, with gvs organising committee members montage of scenes of preparation, AGM, eating and drinking (2:04) shot of collection tins, people donating gift wrapped prizes (2:08) exts Crown Business Centre High Street, with window display of trophies and memorabilia from previous years (3:13) committee members mark out course, using machine to draw white lines on field (3:43) ints people hall milling about hall (04:14) procession up Bridge Street, featuring 'Dinna forget the bairns' float, marching brass band and loads of children (5:52) gvs girls procession, some girls dressed in tartan, pipe band and boys procession (6:46) police cars lead the procession, programme sellers and collectors are well supported along the way, gvs pipe band (12:26) everyone congregates at top of hill (12:34) arrival of children at Vertish Hill, they exchange their voucher for a £2 coin and a special commemorative Millennium mug (12:54) boys race to the top of the hill because the mugs were running out, men try to control flow of boys through gate (14:57) four children pose for the camera to show their gifts of money and mugs (15:09) elevated shot of sports arena area full of people (16:08) obstacle race (18:38) Highland dancing girls (19:19) gvs races (20:44) some children eat ice cream and candy floss (20:56) gvs sack race, children receive prizes (23:14) egg and spoon race, obstacle race (24:28) gvs pipe band playing in circle (24:45) under fives race and and prizegiving, gvs crowds (27:06) committee members give out free cups of tea from huge urns, gvs people resting (28:13) highland dancing display by Lesley McFarlane School of Dancing (28:55) relay race featuring boys from six schools (30:03) prizewinners from Wilton School pose for the camera (30:080) gvs girls relay race, girl prizewinners from Burnfoot School pose (31:28) skipping race and collection of prizes (33:05) cups and trophies are presented by Honorary President, Frank Scott (34:39) trophy winners take lap of honour and pose for photos (35:22) ecs (35:37)