GATEWAY TO SECURITY

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Places:

  • Fife

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Construction and engineering
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Promotional
  • Advertising

People/organisations:

  • Campbell Harper Productions

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: GATEWAY TO SECURITY

Reference number: 2025

Date: 1953

Sponsor: Dunfermline Building Society

Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.23 mins

Description: A promotional film for the Dunfermline Building Society showing how it can help a young couple buy their own home.

Shotlist: Opening shot of ancient monument in Dunfermline (.13); credits (.20); shots of a Dunfermline Building Society letter and Director's report (1.14); shot of map of Scotland, highlighting Dunfermline (1.35); aerial shots of Dunfermline (1.52); head office (2.01); inside branches of Dunfermline Building Society and cash department; offices; typists; dividends being prepared (3.08); shots of Robertson family looking around MacTaggart and Mickel show house (3.28); inside the office, the Robertsons look at plans for a new home and talk to Building Society manager (4.01); shots of directors at board meeting and then, formalities being typed up in the offices (4.22); shots of new housing estate, possibly Mactaggart & Mickel construction in Edinburgh - the Robertsons look at their new home being built - panning shots of estate (5.14); shot of Dunfermline Castle and churches (5.34).