Full length video

This film is in copyright

This film is protected by copyright and is provided for personal, private viewing only.

Please use the Hire, buy or ask a question button for a copy of this film or a licence to use it, or to ask about its copyright status.

Find similar films


  • Aberdeen


  • Advertising


  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone
  • Scottish Amateur Film Festival (SAFF)


  • 1940s

Please read Understanding catalogue records for help interpreting this information and Using footage for more information about accessing this film.


Reference number: 0105

Date: 1948

Director: [d. Stanley Russell]

Production company: Thames and Clyde

Sound: sound

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.00 mins

Description: Demonstration on how to make a film, made as a trailer for the 10th Scottish Amateur Film Festival held in the Cosmo Cinema, Glasgow.

Also known as "John Smith presents".

Credits: John Smith presents

Shotlist: Credits (0.02) still photography; (0.10) demonstration of camera and how it operates (0.58) cameraman shoots his film in Glasgow's George Square, edits it, and borrows a projector (1.42) advertisement for 10th Scottish Amateur Film Festival on 25th April 1948, in the Cosmo in Rose Street. Mention of the previous adjudicators (2.44)