ABERDEEN BY SEASIDE AND DEESIDE

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire
  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Fish and fishing
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored
  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • RIDDELL-BLACK, Robert
  • Films of Scotland Committee
  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: ABERDEEN BY SEASIDE AND DEESIDE

Reference number: 1371

Date: 1971

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and the Corporation of the City of Aberdeen

Production company: Templar Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 23.17 mins

Description: An impressionistic account of the attractions that Aberdeen and Deeside offer the summer visitor.

Shown as short at Edinburgh Playhouse, supporting SOLDIER BLUE. Weeks 7, 14 and 21 June, 1971. Audience 25,000.

Credits: The Words, Bob Black, Jack Grerson, Bryon Hogg, McLehose, Ponsonby
The Voice, Bryden Murdoch
presentation Elizabeth Riddell
m. Maxwell Geddes
conducted by Eoin Hamilton, Carrillon, Robert Leys
first unit d. David Gladwell
cameraman Maurice Pigot (1) David Macdonald (2)
sd. unit d. Peter Neal
p. supervised by R A Riddell Black
For Films of Scotland and the Corporation of the City of Aberdeen

Shotlist: [Title] Fishermen pull nets from shore. Men pulling nets in (.40) Ship entering harbour (1.08) Gvs nets on harbour (1.23) Shots of countryside from moving train (1.36) Cars entering Aberdeen (1.46) Aberdeen harbour and gvs street scenes including parade (3.21) Gvs Highland games including close-up of piper, highland dancers, caber tossing and a pipe band (4.55) Shots of seashore and countryside (5.29) Close-up men unloading fish from boats (5.49) Model boat race in pond and children at play in small paddle boats (6.53) Gvs beach and children playing (8.25) Gvs countryside, gardener at work in hothouse (9.28) Men playing open-air draughts (10.12) Countryside from moving car (10.35) Gvs ruins Kildrummy Castle and exterior shots of Braemar Castle (12.18) Close-up of men rock climbing (13.27) People on ski-lift and gvs countryside and rivers (16.10) Boat races and water pageant (17.13) Street scenes and shots of clock tower (18.08) Close-up bell ringer (18.53) Gvs church grounds and exterior of cathedral (20.24) People riding in the woods (20.37) Gvs fairground (21.48) Harbour at night (22.09) End credits (23.17).