CONSTRUCTION OF DUNFERMLINE'S WAR MEMORIAL

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CONSTRUCTION OF dunfermline'S WAR MEMORIAL

Reference number: 1793

Date: 1953

Director: [filmed by Mr. Blackie]

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.02 mins

Description: General views of a construction site in dunfermline as stonemasons build and engrave the war memorial.

Shotlist: No credits; bricklaying in trench; pan over building site (0.30) stonemasons finishing stone; construction with stone (1.16) elevated shots of bricklayers and stonemasons at work (1.41) c/u construction work in brick and stone, intercut with elevated shots of the partly completed monument (5.37) c/u mason carving lettering (6.04) large block bearing a St Andrew's Cross is placed in the centre of the monument; concrete blocks are laid in the monument's centre, using a small hand-cranked crane (5.07) c/u finished carved lettering; stone flags are used to pave (5.43) gvs bricklaying (8.57) tea break; c/u individual faces (9.10) masons at work (10.00) bricklayers working on gateway; clearing and building a path to the monument, ruin of a church? in b/ground (12.02)