Colour footage of the Junior Up Helly Aa procession in Lerwick, probably filmed in the 1970s. There are some good views of the children in costume, and guizers in silhouette against the burning galley.

Film-maker: Bertie Mowat

Donated by Erik Erasmuson.

00:00:00Torches being lit by the Junior Galley, in preparation for the procession.
00:00:09Guizers lined up with lit torches.
00:00:20The junior procession starts - guizers walking on either side of the galley.
00:00:28Close up views of guizers walking with lit torches. With some good views of costumes.
00:00:42Long shots of procession.
00:00:50Close ups of guizers and galley walking towards camera. Good views of costumes.
00:01:00Close up of torches.
00:01:04Various shots of guizers marching - some close ups, some long shots.
00:01:20Torches being thrown into galley.
00:01:30Various shots of galley burning with guizers in silhouette in front. A crowd watches it burn.
00:02:08More views of burning galley.
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