LOCAL EVENTS IN AND AROUND CUPAR

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: LOCAL EVENTS IN AND AROUND CUPAR

Reference number: 9856

Date: 1952c

Director: filmed by A.H. Milne

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 41.19 mins

Description: An amateur compilation of local events in and around Cupar, including Highland Games, a fete and a Girl Guide rally.

Shotlist: A.H. Milne, large crowd on street, soldiers at attention, band playing, civic dignitaries in attendance, official reading out a proclamation from a paper scroll - possibly the proclamation of the accession of Elizabeth II in 1952; Springtime at Kemback, scenes of rural area showing burn, stone farm building, forest, fields, swan on nest; Tally-Ho, a hunt with horse and hound getting ready to set out from Cupar; scenes of parklands, swan with cygnets; Men of Muscle, very good scenes of several blacksmiths and farriers making Clydesdale/draft horse shoes and fitting them to the horses, as a competition; Cupar Highland Games includes: running, cycling, highland dancing, a wedding; shots of wedding party posing for camera on a lawn area in a garden setting; British Legion fete, various tents, competitions, scenes at a fair day including: display of highland dancing, highland pipe band marching past, fairground sideshows, rides, baby competition, modern dancing, sword dancing, line and reel dancing, The Guide Rally at Tarvit, guides displaying flags as semaphore signals, inspection by guide officials; sign: “Elie”, first aid practice, sign: “Cupar”; guides making fires for inspection, marching past a Union flag, receiving awards and trophies, singing a troop song; Flowers at Hilton Garden, shots of plants, trees and flower heads in a large garden setting, Happy Days at School, children reading in a classroom, playing on outdoors sports & gymnastic obstacle courses, one child with a withered/shortened arm; Flowers at Arden, trees, flowers, shrubs, fruit, in a garden setting; loading hay onto a tall beehive stack from a horse and cart, row of several tall hays tacks made up in a paddock;