Full record for 'PROCLAMATION OF KING EDWARD VIII'

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Title: (PROCLAMATION OF KING EDWARD VIII)

Reference number: 2685

Date: 1936*

Director: [filmed by William Watt]

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.47 mins

Description: Provost Spence of Dufftown reads the proclamation to onlooking crowds. [See also refs. 2683, 2684 and 2685].

Shotlist: [Shotlisted at different speed - actual timing is 2.47 mins @ 18 fps]

No title. Dufftown schoolchildren parade into square (0.48) ls spectators assemble at the bottom of the clock tower. c/u individuals [plaque and white phone box at base of tower are visible] (1.35) ls Provost Spence reads proclamation from newspaper; closer shot of Provost, he leads the crowd in three cheers (2.42) ls two women listening from a distance (2.47) Crowd disperses (3.02)
(Shotlisted with information from local sources).

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