JUNGLE JINKS, HEIL OESTERREICH, POTTERY and GLASGOW JUNIOR INSTRUCTION CENTRE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Environment, the
  • Politics

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Animation
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Amateur Film Festival (SAFF)
  • Glasgow School of Art Kinecraft Society (GSAKS)

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: JUNGLE JINKS, HEIL OESTERREICH, POTTERY and GLASGOW JUNIOR INSTRUCTION CENTRE

Reference number: 2108

Date: 1936 - 1937*

Director: [filmed by Violet Neish]

Production company: Vijon Neish (Violet & John Neish) - [for JUNGLE JINKS section only]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16.16 mins

Description: Composite reel of family film and footage from other titles by film-maker.

JUNGLE JINKS entered for the Scottish Amateur Film Festival 1940.

Part of film collection deposited by Violet Neish (nee Anderson), contemporary of Norman McLaren at Glasgow School of Art, and one of the group of students who made SEVEN TILL FIVE and CAMERA MAKES WHOOPEE. See notes taken from the conversation with Mrs. Neish about her film-making. See also documentation on Glasgow School of Art Kinecraft Society

Shotlist: No credits. Composite reel - family and trims from other titles

[B&W *1937] young man and girl walk by a river; brief shot girl writing a letter (0.22) ls to ms motor boat "Ossianic" on loch; close shot man on boat (0.42) car on road; low angle shot car taking off, heather on grille; gvs car leaving (1.10)

[trims from POTTERY (some out-of-focus)] c/u mold; taking a tray of pottery to be fired; c/u smoke rising from chimney; lighting the kiln (1.26) Music hath charm (1.31) After 30 hours (1.34) brief shot woman standing by fired pottery (1.39) The End (1.47) c/u playing with kitten sitting in a glazed bowl, held up to camera (2.05) gvs throwing a vase, then a bowl (3.12) blank (3.20)

[trims from HEIL OSTERREICH - organ dedication, parade and festival] gvs woman spinning, while a young man sits at her feet [both in Austrian traditional dress]; close shot woman [wearing pearl-shaped earring] pulling fibres into the thread smiling at person oov (4.08) pan over mountain range (4.16) street scenes in Austrian town; soldiers? standing in square, beside statue (4.30) c/u a group of young men and women drinking beer from a large glass stein (4.44) [undercranked] ints. church richly decorated with painting and marble statues, of ceremony dedicating organ; brief shot men in traditional dress carrying flags in ceremony (4.57) exts. dignitaries gathered on platform outside [including Joseph Goebbels] (5.01) c/u woman's head (5.13) [shot from crowd] procession through streets, in traditional clothing, one group carries a sign: "Obernberg", followed by a brass band; children in fancy dress and floats (5.36) c/u man with full beard and black, circular broad-brimmed hat (5.38) ms woman wearing a large woven black circular bonnet (5.44) ms small girl in a hat with an embroidered brim (5.54) brief shot girls folk-dancing; wind band marching along street (6.13) blank, Kodak leader (6.22)

[Col. *1936 faded badly to magenta] Violet and John Neish with their dog. personal film shot in Glasgow docklands around Finnieston crane, Pump House building (7.15) brief shots vessel Cameronia and passenger river ferry (7.38) shots of Cameronia (8.03) [oof] c/u houseplant; c/u jack russell dog playing (8.55) Kodak leader (8.58) [sometimes oof] scenes of trees being felled and cows grazing, standing in fields. (10.11) gvs docks; c/u's Leith boat "Oder" of life boat, wheel, rudder (11.05) Violet and John Neish by river, underneath Finnieston Crane (11.39) blank (11.42) [from trims POTTERY] kitten in bowl (11.57) young man constructing a wooden blank, he mounts it on a lathe and turns it, consulting a diagram (12.35) blank (12.43)

[BW] JUNGLE JINKS. Production by VIJON NEISH. ocs (13.08) Animated film; wooden toys play and hunt in rainforest setting (15.08) Agfa leader (15.10)

trims of choir from GLASGOW JUNIOR INSTRUCTION CENTRE; girls play netball; close shots of girls in showercaps, then of one drying her face (16.16)