GALA DAY 1981

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: GALA DAY 1981

Reference number: 7762

Date: 1981

Director: filmed by Mr Coleman Dec'd or Lanark Cine Club

Sound: silent

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 6.46 mins

Description: Amateur footage of some of the Gala Week celebrations and events in Carnwath in 1981, including the coronation of Queen Hazel.

Shotlist: [shotlisted from VHS - manual control track]

[no title] - shots of running race in park - gvs of Gala Queen's house and garden, decorated with bunting and paper flowers - shots of page leading Queen Hazel out of the house and into waiting Mercedes - shots of page leading First Maid Karen from her decorated house - shots of older woman being escorted from her house through a floral arch and into waiting car, neighbours waving (1.57) shots on Carnwath Main Street: man dressed as Incredible Hulk collects money - shot of model of Concorde - gvs of fancy dress contestants and floats, including Dutch children, King and Queen of Hearts, Huckleberry Finn, garden gnomes, Mister Men, St. Trinians, "I'm The Tops" girl dressed in clothes made from milk bottle tops, "I Ain't No Smoker" boy dressed in suit of cigarette packets (2.54) shots of pipe band leading procession along Main Street, followed by guests and Gala Queen in cars, Jaffa Cake float, fancy dress contestants, The Orient Express (4.11) shots of guests arriving in park, page escorts Queen on to platform past watching crowds - gvs of crowning ceremony - page reads proclamation and crowds applaud - page leads Gala Queen away from platform - c/u shots of participants and brief shot of Vietnamese refugee children - guests get back into cars - THE END (6.46)