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The “Burryman” - a man in a costume covered in burrs - walks across the road flanked by his two attendants. Local children parade along the street in their Sunday Best, with the piers of the Forth Bridge in the background. (clip) 
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Title: FERRY FAIR
Reference number: 1281
Director: filmed by Mr. Miller for the Regal Cinema, Broxburn
Running time: 5.30 mins
A fancy dress parade in South Queensferry, with shots of the "Burryman" and the crowning of the Festival Queen. The Forth Rail Bridge is seen in the background.
Preservation of this film supported by the National Heritage Memorial Fund.
For more information about this festival see http://www.ferryfair.co.uk [last accessed 11/8/2010].
Credits. Shot of the "Burryman" flanked by two attendants walking towards the camera (.07); Opening shot of the parade (.08); Shots of a man leading a brass band and carrying a pole with a pair of boots tied to the top. Fancy dress parade in the streets of South Queensferry, with the Forth Rail Bridge in the background (1.31); The crowning of the Festival Queen Margaret Anderson and shots at the end of a race (3.33)
[(5.30) at 18 fps]
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