A recorded impression of the famous fair by Leo Hunter and P. I. Keith Murray
The Kirkcaldy Links Market is one of the oldest and most famous fairs in Scotland. It originated, like so many others, as a regular market for the exchange between town and country people of farm produce and manufactured goods. Nowadays, however, it is held for only three days once a year, and has lost its original character of a market and become purely and simply an amusement fair.
It is attended by many famous travelling showmen, and it is hoped that some of these will be heard at the microphone when a sound picture of the bustle and hurly-burly of the fair is broadcast.
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