OUR HOLIDAYS 1934

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Places:

  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: OUR HOLIDAYS 1934

Reference number: 2268

Date: 1934

Director: [filmed by Alston Dunderdale]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.39 mins

Description: Amateur footage of holidays in the Western Isles, including trips to Jura and Gigha.

Shotlist: Title. (0.06) Isle of Jura in July. Taking in fuel. Car filling up at petrol station; c/u petrol gauge needles measures out 10 gallons (0.38) Going westward. General views of village streets; Down the Mull of Kintyre. tracking shot from car, travelling down rural road; river, gorge, bridge; panning shots over dam; brief shot pylons (2.21) Campbeltown. Harbour and view from the pier. Arrival of steamer. General views of same. Cyclist on the road. Shot of Tarbert pier, bearing words "David MacBrayne (1928) Ltd." Leaving Tarbert. General views from, and of steamer. (3.32) Passengers for Gigha. People getting off the steamer and into small boats to be ferried ashore. Craighouse pier [Jura] Passengers and car alight from PS Pioneer. (3.43) Forrest Lodge. Exterior of big house. Morning exercise. People on bicycles. The gardens. Walking in same; couple picking lupin flowers (4.52) The Stores, Craighouse. Exterior of shop and people. McErlick the Ghillie. Close-up of man. Salmon netting Fishermen in dinghy working nets. Bathing from the boats. Swimming in sea. (5.32) Homeward bound. Pier, steamer leaves; waving people on pier (5.46) close-ups of individual adults and children [possibly the Kirkwood family including Athole, aged 8]. (6.08) Shots of glider in air; people milling about aircraft on ground; formation flying, parachuters. (9.27) Family on rural road; c/u lady at wheel (10.03) Pan up electricity pylon. Holidays 1934. The End (10.39)