ADVENTURES OF "WEE ROB ROY" No I, the

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Celts and celtic culture

Genres:

  • Animation

Decade:

  • 1910s

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Title: ADVENTURES OF "WEE ROB ROY" No I, the

Reference number: 0635

Date: 1916*

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 3.26 mins

Description: An animated film of the adventures of Wee Rob Roy.

Shotlist: [Note:- Shotlisted at 24fps. Total running time at actual speed of 18fps is 3.26 mins]

Credits (.10); Wee Rob Roy playing the bagpipes in his living-room. His mother tells him to stop and he is sent out (.32); Rob goes hunting. Rob Roy takes pot shots at a bird and a rabbit (.59); He then watches some golfers (1.10); ... and motoring. Rob jumps into a car parked outside the Thistle Inn, runs over a policeman and a fisherman, travels over rough terrain, crashes and is sent flying through the air (1.35); Also an aerial trip. Rob Roy holds onto a bird's legs as it flies across the ocean, landing on a desert island where he is captured by the natives (2.12); A quick way home. Rob Roy is shot out of a cannon by the natives and flies back across the ocean. He lands safely back where he started (2.36)