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Young and old enjoy a picnic, followed by shots of “Tip Race”, and winners shaking hands - all part of the Stewartfield Gala Day, Broxburn. (clip) [74959253]

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Local topical

Decade:

  • 1940s

Title: STEWARTFIELD GALA DAY, BROXBURN

Reference number: 1283

Date: 1942, July 18

Director: [filmed by Mr. Miller for the Regal Cinema, Broxburn]

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.30 mins

Description: Events at the Gala Day in Stewartfield, West Lothian including the local "Tip Race" where the men race up and down a shale bing, held on 18th July 1942.

Shotlist: [Shotlisted from time-coded VHS copy, times converted from 25fps to 18fps]

Credits. (0.15) Brass band followed by a mass of children accompanied by teachers? parade and crowd scenes in Stewartfield (3.38); children eating cake and drinking fizzy drinks; sporting events, including shots of men racing up the "Tip Race" held locally at gala occasions, running up and down a shale bing; girl Highland dancing (6.01)

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