Full record for 'BROXBURN CHILDREN'S GALA DAY 1952'

Full length video [100590811]

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  • West Lothian


  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Music


  • Local topical


  • 1950s


Reference number: 1757

Date: 1952

Sponsor: [ Regal Cinema, Broxburn]

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.56 mins

Description: Coverage of Broxburn Children's Gala Day on 28th June, 1952. Includes views of the gala procession, the coronation of the Gala Queen and decorated floats.

Shotlist: No credits. Poster for Broxburn and District Children's Gala Day, 28 June 1952. Gala Queen Myra Hardie (0.07); Shots of park and crowning ceremony of Gala Queen. General views of participants and spectators, some using "Box Brownie"-type cameras (2.02); General views of Gala procession. Gala Queen in car, decorated floats, including men in drag - grass-skirts and children's parade, with brass band, and pipe band (3.23); Tracking shots of parade and spectators. Exterior of Central cinema, Broxburn (showing "Westward the Women") (3.56); [Incomplete]

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