OLD GOVAN FAIR PROCESSION 1979 & 1980

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: OLD GOVAN FAIR PROCESSION 1979 & 1980

Reference number: 7417

Date: 1979 / 1980

Sound: sound

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 13.16 mins

Description: Amateur footage of the Old Govan Fair processions and some shots of the Govan area.

Shotlist: [shot-listed from mini DV - manual control track]

shots of 'Old Govan Fair 1980' brochure - gvs of preparations for parade - mostly underexposed shots of start of procession passing Brechin's Bar, led by ram's head, followed by pipe band, naval cadets, Fair Queen in vintage car, limousines, accordion band, majorette groups, Govan Shipbuilding Trainees float, Govan Toy Library float, children in fancy dress, majorette groups, Resource Centre float (2.55) high shots of parade from Pearce Institute, including majorettes, marching band, various floats, cheerleaders, bands, football team, Cubs and Scouts float, Sunblest Bread, police horses - THE END (6.32) [black] (6.34) shots of 'Old Govan Fair 1979' brochure - ASSEMBLEY POINT AND PROCESSION - gvs of participants gathering for parade in side street (7.05) high shots of start of procession coming along Govan Road led by pipe band, followed by ram's head, Fair Queen in vintage car flanked by naval cadets - gvs of crowds on pavement - shots of majorette groups, accordion band, Govan Shipbuilding Trainees float, children in fancy dress, majorettes and bands, Elder Park float, Cubs and Scouts float, Glasgow Parks float, money collectors, more majorettes and bands, various floats and bands, fire engine (11.59) gvs of Elder Park?, shots of flowers and bushes, statue - statue of John Elder in Elder Park and c/u of inscription - shots of Fair Queen and attendants in park - THE END (13.16)