Govan a village at least as old as Glasgow became part of the city in 1912. Govan was and still is a shipbuilding area.
On the first Friday in June a ram’s head traditional symbol of the hand loom weavers is paraded round the district. This film made for and by a cinema shows the parade of 1947 - featuring of course the local cinema.
Nights out at to the Cinema were massively important in a city with such overcrowded homes and such a poor climate.
No credits. Official ceremonial opening of old Govan Fair, June 1952, and crowning of Sheila Leslie as the
Queen by Mrs. Ronald V. Singleton, wife of the Director of the Vogue Cinema in Govan, Glasgow (1.20); The procession marshalls. Street scenes of crowds as they wait for the procession of floats to pass (7.02)