NOBEL'S TRIP TO ROTHESAY

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Places:

  • Ayrshire
  • Bute

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • Kemp family

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: NOBEL'S TRIP TO ROTHESAY

Reference number: 0568

Date: 1925

Sponsor: [ Harry Kemp, proprietor of La Scala Cinema, Saltcoats]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.00 mins

Description: A workers' outing from the Nobel Explosives Factory at Ardeer - a day trip to Rothesay on board the paddle steamer "King Edward".

Shotlist: Credits (.10); Shot of steamer "King Edward" (.20); Shots of the "Duchess of Argyll" approaching pier head on (.35); General shots of quayside as people embark on steamer. "Duchess of Argyll" also appears lying at the Albert Pier in the shot looking east along the pier. The two-funnelled turbine steamer with the wooden bridge is the "Glen Sannox" and at the time this film was taken would be brand new. The paddle steamer loading, then leaving, is the "Juno". Shots of the "King Edward" pulling away (2.58)