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Title: WINCHBURGH AND DISTRICT CHILDREN'S GALA DAY Saturday 27th June, 1953
Reference number: 6383
Date: 1953, June 27
Director: filmed by Mr Haig
Running time: 25.07 mins
Description: The Winchburgh and District Children's Gala Day, held Sunday 27th June, 1953.
[Please note shotlist is currently timed at 24fps. The film's actual speed is 16fps so total running time is circa 25.00 min]
Winchburgh and District Children's Gala Day, Saturday 27th June, 1953 (0.04) c/u placard 'God Bless Queen Nan' (0.08) boy scouts line up outside door, under arch decorated with bunting and Union flags (0.12) c/u 2 girls in pink dresses and 1 girl in middle in white dress. All hold bouquets (0.16) c/u girl in white dress, the new Queen Nan Clarke (0.20) three girls with two adults, perhaps parents (0.24) Winchburgh Public brass band leading procession of smartly dressed children waving Union and lion Rampant flags, with teachers (0.51) ext., pan band in foreground and large gathered crowd (1.14) boys dressed as beefeaters leading procession of children in costume. Girls in colourful dresses, younger ones in fairy outfits, boys in medieval costume (2.10) three teenage girls in dresses, outgoing Queen Nan Parker in centre with crown and mace (2.28) Queen seated in throne on stage below sign 'Hail to Our Queen'. Children pass on mace, Queen kneels on cushion (3.24) crown is removed and replaced with pink tiara (3.42) Queen making speech (3.47) applause in crowd (3.51) Queen presented with bouquet and book, she departs stage (4.14) new Queen Nan Clarke approaches stage, sits on throne (4.51) Minister reads speech, gvs crowning ceremony (5.55) Queen presented with various bouquets (6.13) boy reads proclamation before various speeches (7.00) various local personalities approach stage to curtsey, audience applause (8.06) Queen is presented with with watch (8.19) procession from stage of children in costume (9.38) family at doorway, boys looking at camera (9.42) men jogging (9.47) horse drawn carriage with Queen heads procession (10.18) girls in dresses on Broxburn Co-op truck waving at camera (10.23) Winchburgh band, Kirkliston pipe band, people (10.46) people on Union Jack bedecked trucks (10.58) buses (11.03) man with two toddler girls (11.07) women with toffee apples, teenage boys (11.12) pipe band (11.25) children disembark from truck, boy on horseback (11.40) int., beefeater boys at table, speech (11.51) Queen emerges from building (12.05) ext., gvs Queen and people (12.25) first and second prize children's fancy dress (12.35) gvs people (12.39) girls 3-legged race, competitors pose for camera (13.13) Miss J. Johnstone's highland dancing children (13.37) boys wheelbarrow race, competitors pose for camera (14.00) boys sack race in slow motion (14.39) crowd, boys sack race, girls egg and spoon (15.00) highland dancing (15.04) boy running around track, gvs boys, adults and children looking at camera, fairground in background (16.20) boys sprint (16.32) adults looking at camera, factory in b/ground (16.43) The End (16.45)
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