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Title: ST. MARY'S

Reference number: 9554

Date: 1961*

Director: filmed by D.C. Kerr

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.23 mins

Description: Amateur footage of events at St. Mary's Church in Kirkintilloch, including construction of the new church hall.

For the other films in this collection see also refs. 9552 and 9553

Shotlist: [no title] - gvs St. Mary's Church, Kirkintilloch, traffic and pedestrians passing - parade enters churchyard led by Boys Brigade band - int shots in church of Boys Brigade ceremony, Union flag and saltire placed on altar - procession exits church led by flag-bearers - shots of BB drill in church yard (3.07) Boys Brigade procession enters churchyard led by band - Life Boys parade past - Boys Brigade parade past church, minister takes salute - Life Boys outside church (4.05) gvs construction work starting on building behind church - steel girders erected and moved into position by crane - gvs building site and huts, tree stumps uprooted - workers perch on top of upright girders to fix horizontals - gvs site and girder being bolted to foundations - gvs completed girder frame (6.11) gvs site with brick-work started, external walls forming - some pipe-work in place - gvs site and foundations, piles of bricks - brief shot gardener at work - high shots of site from church tower, two men walking round and inspecting construction (9.01) shots of site from ground level - builders working on brick-work and levelling walls (10.13) gvs of foundation stone ceremony by Rev. Frank Haughton - stone is lifted into place in wall - elders and members of congregation look on and look around site (12.20) gvs of site, upper floor walls nearly completed - gvs of upper storey (12.59) gvs of building with roof completed, windows not yet fitted - high shots of building from church tower (14.23)