AD VITAM

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Education
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: AD VITAM

Reference number: 1711

Date: 1937

Director: filmed by Jan Read and Oscar Oeser

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 30 mins

Description: Early photographs depict the history of St. Leonards' School for Girls and the film shows the arrival of girls for a new term by steam train, motor coach and horse-drawn cabs.

Find out more about St. Leonards School at http://www.stleonards-fife.org/ [last accessed 3/9/2013]

Credits: p. and ph. with the assistance of the staff and girls of St Leonard's School by Jan Read and Oscar Oeser

Shotlist: Credits (.11); Shots of Forth railway bridge. Steam train crosses (.39); Train arrives at St Andrews station. Girls alight, collect luggage and board motor coach and horse-drawn cabs (1.56); General views of St Andrews. Coach and cabs arrive at St Leonard's School (2.47); Captions, diagrams, photos and maps relate the history of the school using old photographs to deal with its history (30.00).