ABERDEEN AWA' AUGUST 1949

Busy street scenes in the centre of Aberdeen in 1949. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: ABERDEEN AWA' AUGUST 1949

Reference number: 1080A

Date: 1949

Director: [filmed by William S. Manson]

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.42 mins

Description: Aberdeen, including the fish market, Marischal College, the River Dee and the Museum, August 1949.

Shotlist: Title. (0.05) Shots of harbour and quayside. (0.18) Shot up Market Street, policeman directing traffic in f/ground (0.31) Exterior of public buildings and long shot up Union Street. General views of traffic (including trams) in central Aberdeen, Union Terrace, statues (1.23) ls and ms Gardens with old men playing open air draughts, (2.00) classical fronted building, possibly Museum and Art Gallery, statues. Shot of statue with top of His Majesty's Theatre in the background. (2.39) Several shots of Marischal College building (medium and long shots). Several shots, both medium and long, of the university buildings at St Machar. (4.21) Shot of the Brig O' Balgownie over the River Dee and main street of a village. (5.19) Tracking shots from a tram along main street of unidentified small town as other trams pass. (5.42) Sea beach. (5.44) Shots of holidaymakers on the beach, promenade and buildings. Shot of pavilion type building. (6.24) Fish market 8 am. (6.26) General views harbour during the landing and sale of fish. (6.44) Steam trawlers tied up at quays and ms of boxes of fish loaded on lorries outside the fish market. (7.42)