QUEENSHILL CUP AT CASTLE DOUGLAS, the
Title: QUEENSHILL CUP AT CASTLE DOUGLAS, the
Reference number: 0454A
Production company: Templar Film Studios
Running time: 3 mins
Shots of an open air curling tournament on a frozen loch in Dumfriesshire.
The full film can be viewed online at Europa Film Treasures: http://www.europafilmtreasures.eu/PY/314/see-the-film-the_queenshill_cup_at_castle_douglas [last accessed 16/1/2009] Note that piano accompaniment has been added to this version.
Credits: A Newsflash Production for Templar Film Studios
Shotlist: Credits (0.14); brief shots of curling on indoor rink (0.19) Shots open air curling matches played on the frozen surface of Carlingwark loch, Castle Douglas, before a few warmly dressed spectators; c/u curler preparing his stone, before casting it on a wet surface [brief intercut of indoor footage, a curling stone headed directly towards the camera]; gvs match taking place on wet surface; teams shake hands, all at once (1.28) ls showing a number of matches taking place on the loch; gvs players casting stones, shaking hands at the end of the match; ms a group of three spectators (2.52); End credits (3.05).