Full record for 'BO'NESS FAIR 1952 - QUEEN MYRA TAYLOR. PUBLIC SCHOOL'
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Children in costume approaching the main stand. (Bo’ness Children’s Fair Festival of 1952) (clip) 
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Title: BO'NESS FAIR 1952 - QUEEN MYRA TAYLOR. PUBLIC SCHOOL
Reference number: 0413
Director: [filmed by Louis Dickson]
Sponsor: [ Hippodrome Cinema, Bo'ness]
Running time: 15.27 mins
Coronation of Queen at Bo'ness Children's Fair Festival, with footage of the fancy dress parade provided by schools not selecting a Queen.
Formerly catalogued under title [BO'NESS FAIR FESTIVAL, 1952] but was retitled May 2006 (when titles were discovered in the Bo'Ness Hippodrome and attached to front of this film)
See also: http://www.thefairday.com/ [last accessed 22/5/2009]
Credits: [Dickson's Pictures]
REEL I [24fps]
No credits. "Queen" Myra sets off along the route in car as she heads for the coronation ceremony. Shots of crowds along the way, people crowd into shot (1.30); She arrives at school (2.55); "Queen" and her retinue arrive for coronation and fancy dress parade; audience are conducted in song by Music master?; fancy dress includes "Two Maypole Queens" "David and Goliath" and "Eastern Dancers". After ceremony, the "Queen" leaves the rostrum accompanied by her entourage and flower girls (9.07)
REEL II [18fps]
No credits. Shots of pipe band leading procession of scouts, Boys Brigade, etc. floats, including "Pow's farm", "Bothy Boys" and "Save the Children"; brass bands, pipe band led by local man Bruce Balderson in comic imitation of a drum major (2.35); "Queen of the Fairies" and flower girls leaving their houses, decorated streets and doorways (4.09); Exterior of the Hippodrome Cinema (4.36)
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