FREEDOM OF BERWICK AND MAYOR'S SUNDAY

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Subjects:

  • Military

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • Colonel Arthur E Irvine and Richard Irvine Collection

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: FREEDOM OF BERWICK AND MAYOR'S SUNDAY

Reference number: 8344

Date: 1947, November 16

Director: [filmed by Richard H.S. Irvine]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 13.02 mins

Description: Amateur footage of the ceremonies and parade for Mayor's Sunday in Berwick, activities at the King's Own Scottish Borderers training centre and the unveiling ceremony of a new plaque on Berwick war memorial.

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[BW] (0.00) MAYOR'S SUNDAY - 16 Nov 47 superimposed over high shot of railway station - gvs Church of the Holy Trinity, Berwick, shots of King's Own Scottish Borderers brass band congregating outside, rubbing hands in cold - gvs of church and graveyard - shots of people coming out of church after service, including policemen and halberdier followed by Mayor and town officials, KOSB officers - shots of brass band leading procession down Castlegate, followed by young children, girl guides, brownies, police, town officials (2.06) shots of KOSB soldier on duty at sentry box - shots of visit to guard post at training centre by high-ranking officer, inspection of guard - shots of officers chatting [poorly framed at start, only heads visible] gvs of marching drill on parade ground and officers relaxing outside office (3.49) shots of officer and other soldiers practising on rifle range - shots of targets, soldier using field telephone - shots of group of soldiers practising, c/u shots of rifles firing (5.37) gvs of parade on street, ranks of KOSB soldiers, inspection party walking round, crowds of onlookers, photographers - shots of Mayor making speech on podium, surrounded by other dignitaries - shots of watching crowd and ranks of soldiers - more shots of Mayor speaking, c/u shots of crowd, photographers - shots of brass band marching slowly on to street - shot of line of war veterans - shots of colour party marching down street with brass band - shots of colour party marching in formation - ranks of KOSB soldiers march off up Castlegate after band - black (8.57) [COL] shot of crowds outside church, men with loudspeaker - shots of troop of soldiers marching up street and standing to attention on Castlegate, then standing easy - shots of war memorial with Union flag attached, minister at microphone stand - gvs of watching crowd, including police and KOSB officer - shots of KOSB soldiers marching up street, children and onlookers following, followed by procession of town officials and military officers - gvs of ceremony at war memorial, shots of participants and onlookers - shot of military officer unveiling new plaque on memorial commemorating the World War II dead - c/u shot of plaque - brief gv of church - gvs of ranks of soldiers and colour party after ceremony - shots of brass band leading procession away (13.02)