KIRKCUDBRIGHT / MOFFAT GALA QUEEN 1957

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire
  • Kirkcudbrightshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: KIRKCUDBRIGHT / MOFFAT GALA QUEEN 1957

Reference number: 7336

Date: 1957

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.52 mins

Description: Footage of the ceremony for the Moffat Gala Queen and gala procession.

Shotlist: [Note shotlist timings at 18fps, actual running speed is 16fps]

[no title] shot of family at side of river in Kirkcudbright (0.16) shots of Moffat Gala Queen, Provost and dignitaries sitting on raised platform in front of Moffat Town Hall around Gala Queen Violet Jackson, Provost F.W. Pringle and crowner Mrs Hay of Beattock House - page James Storrar and ladies -in-waiting Jean and Frances Kirkpatrick approach queen and bow/curtsey, then other participants including Shepherd David Todd and Shepherd's Lass Moira Forrest and children dressed as the 'Teddy Bear's Picnic' (1.11) queen leaves stage, gets into horse-drawn carriage (0.35) pipe band leads procession away (1.28) mid shot of Gala Queen passing in carriage, followed by attendants and other floats, including SCWS 'Kolade' float (1.52)