MISS DE COURCEY DEWAR

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Institutional care
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: MISS DE COURCEY DEWAR

Reference number: 1512

Date: 1931 - 1935*

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.08 mins

Description: Miss De Courcey Dewar and her sister ran a house in Bellshill for destitute women and the film shows the visit of HRH the Prince of Wales to see the work of Harkness House.

Shotlist: No credits. [*1931] Shots of Miss De Courcey Dewar (wearing a dark coat) and friend at roadside beside their car (.23); Ford breakdown lorry tows the car away (0.35); Visit of HRH the Prince of Wales to Harkness House, Bellshill, March 30 1933 (0.42); Brief shot inside as Prince of Wales, escorted by Miss Dewar, sees the work of the house (0.49); Prince of Wales leaves by car (0.59); [*1935] Miss Dewar, John Farnan and friends outside a mansion house (possibly Newbattle) (1.14); Shots inside workshop. Craftsmen using traditional tools (1.20)