SUMMER SEASON IN DUNOON

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Ships and shipping
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SUMMER SEASON IN DUNOON

Reference number: 1314

Date: 1936*

Director: [attributed to George West]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.23 mins

Description: A family film including shots on board a paddle steamer, at the Cowal Highland Games, Dunoon and Jack E. Raymond's stage show.

See also "Pantomime in Scotland" research project at http://tinyurl.com/p9ln4em [last accessed 24/3/2015]

See also Scottish Theatre Archive at Glasgow University: http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/sta/search/ [last accessed 24/7/2013]

Shotlist: No credits. Shot from window of town buildings, possibly Dunoon (0.17) boat trip (underexposed) (0.40) George West walk to camera (0.47) gvs unidentified couple, and possibly Mrs. West (1.19) c/u George West (1.28) George West and group to camera (1.47) shot of paddle steamer grounded on rocks; gvs people on promenade (2.11) bus on country road to Loch Striven (2.16) lady comes out of gate carrying purchases from "Milk Bar, Confectioner & Cigarettes" and walks to car, helps old woman out of car and escorts to house (2.43) pipe band in suburban street (2.52) man swimming (3.05) loch-side scenery (3.16) people on promenade (3.41) brief shot of parade in high street, Dunoon(?); gvs events at Highland Games, possibly Cowal, including highland dancing, cycling, men's races, caber tossing (5.36) woman carefully paddling in sea, older lady sitting on deckchair on beach; George West runs along sand to camera; two men again. George West in sea and beach scenes (7.24) gvs of stage show from wings with Jack E. Raymond playing the accordion; c/u trombonist; stage act, Brodie and Steel; chorus and various sketches (9.42) George West and others in routines (11.12)