ARDEER SPORTS AND GALA DAY 1954

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: ARDEER SPORTS AND GALA DAY 1954

Reference number: 4506

Date: 1954

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.05 mins

Description: Join in all the fun of Ardeer Sports and Gala Day, 1954.

Digitisation funded by British Film Institute 'Unlocking Film Heritage', awarding funds from the National Lottery.

Shotlist: Crowd watching a small procession of men and women in mediaeval dress mounting a platform. Woman is crowned. (1.06) gvs of the finish of different races, adults as well as children (1.24) Men gathered around a shooting stall (1.49) Mr Dunsmuir takes Britannia round the track with a happy load. (1.56) Miniature steam train taking passengers around a track. (2.46) gvs different sports day activities : tug of war ; running ; sack race ; skipping races at the Ardeer Sports and Gala Day (5.05)