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Title: ROYAL ACADEMY SPORTS
Reference number: 0626
Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn
Sponsor: [ Playhouse Cinema, Inverness]
Running time: 8.00 mins
Description: The Royal Academy's sports day, with the sack race, three legged race and high jump.
Shotlist: Credits (.04); General view of playing fields (.20); Shots of various sports, racing, high jump (1.04) Primary School races (1.54); Shot of the recorders' tent (l to r behind table, Jessie Douglas, Janet Banks, Ethel Forbes) (2.02); More shots of sports, intercut with crowd scenes, racing, high jump, sack race, three-legged race with starter David Thom (in kilt) (4.09); Just to make things different, some races were run backwards. Shots of races being run backwards (film is reversed). Long jump, hurdles, relay race, again intercut with crowd scenes (6.42); The prize-giving ceremony (at microphone D J Macdonald (Rector), left of table in kilt Bill Murray (PE Teacher) prizes presented by Mrs L M V Mitchell, at microphone C J Buchanan with D J Macdonald behind table) and shot of crowd applauding the winners (7.58); Shots of crowds as they leave the playing fields (including Alex Munro, Janitor) (8.29); ecs (8.32)
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