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Title: FIRE AND CIVIL DEFENCE DEMONSTRATION, HOLYROOD PARK
Reference number: 3028
Date: 1939* / 1945*
Running time: 9:09 mins
Description: Fire and Civil Defence demonstration at Holyrood Park, Edinburgh and inspection and parade of Fire Brigades on Princes Street. [Kodachrome].
Shotlist: *1945 [Kodachrome] panning shot of onlooking crowds at Holyrood Park (0.08) gunnery demonstration as small plane flies overhead (0.21) men and women of the Civil Defence display first aid (0.39) gunnery display as bi-plane flies overhead (1.05) fire fighting display (1.43) [blank] (1.51) gunnery display and Civil Defence "rescue" wearing gas masks (3.01) shot of Scott Monument, Edinburgh and aerials from Monument of Princes Street, National Gallery, Edinburgh Castle (3.49) [leader to next roll] (3.52) *1939 [b/w] inspection and parade of Fire Brigades on Princes Street with shots of firemen, bands and firefighting vehicles passing in front of dignitaries. including Tom Johnston, outside Royal Academy building (4.43) parade of firemen on Princes Street, Edinburgh, including fire brigade pipe band; c/u platform party observing march; cars and vans adapted for firefighting pass platform (7.36) firemen march past; ms Lord Lieutenant and Lord Provost of Edinburgh (8.39) firemen wheeling firefighting equipment downhill (9.28) demonstration of fire pumps at work [curious boys are pulled out of the camera's field of view]; brief shots of crowd (11.36) shots of man directing fire service, wearing an eye patch; brief shot child jumping on hose lines (12.12)
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