• Short Summary

    Playwright and author J M Barrie receives the Freedom of his home town.

  • Description

    Issue sheet reads: "Scotland. 'Thrums' revisited. Kirriemuir bestows its first Freedom on Sir James Barrie, its famous son. Sir James then presented his native town with magnificent sports ground and pavilion."

    Kirriemuir, Scotland.

    Interior views of meeting.

    Man in Scottish dress arrives in car with young woman.

    Author / playwright Sir J M Barrie tosses the coin to start a charity cricket match. Quick shots of men coming out to bat.

    Barrie and civic dignitaries of Kirriemuir gather outside new sports pavilion. Barrie sits as people cheer. CU Barrie playing with young girl. More shots of Barrie talking to other local people.

    N.B. By combining Versions 1 and 2 of this story we might see a version of the whole story.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    713.25
    Media URN:
    6291
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    12/06/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:37:12:00 / 01:38:44:00
    Canister:
    30/4 aka G 1719

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