PLEASURE ISLAND

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Places:

  • Bute

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored
  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: PLEASURE ISLAND

Reference number: 2805

Date: 1960

Director: d. David Welsh

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and Rothesay Advertising Association

Production company: Glasgow Films Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.00 mins

Description: Holidays on the Firth of Clyde, Rothesay and the Isle of Bute.

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Credits: story by Cliff Hanley
the girl Rosemary Manly
singers the Bothy Boys
p. man. Brian Smith
music associate Walter Butler
ass. d. Muriel Cuthbertson
assistant cameraman Eddie McConnell
ph. Robert J. Anderson
comm. s. Douglas Murchie

Shotlist: title (.16) gvs passengers on steamer 'Jeannie Deans' arriving at Rothesay (.34) c/u sign saying "Welcome to Royal Rothesay" and shot of woman getting into a taxi which then drives off down the high street (1.18) shots of people putting, strolling on the beach and in the gardens (1.56) shot of a man standing on a weighing machine (1.59) shots of men bowling (2.08) gvs men golfing (2.27) int. shots public swimming pool with bathers (2.38) passengers boarding 'Western' bus for Ettrick Bay and int. shots of bus with passengers and shots of passengers getting out at Ettrick Bay (3.45) brief shot of family picnic (3.57) gvs bus on road on Bute and gvs landscape (5.04) shots of children on beach building a sandcastle (5.22) gvs Rothesay Castle (5.44) gvs families on rowing boats in Rothesay Bay (6.23) gvs yachts (6.46) gvs steamers at Rothesay pier including the 'Duchess of Montrose', 'Loch Fyne' and the 'Duchess of Hamilton' (7.30) gvs families getting out of rowing boats at the harbour (8.00) int. shots of theatre with chorus line on platform (8.19) gvs comedian Pete Martin on stage and shots of audience laughing (8.43) shots of couples dancing to a band and at the end of the dance, leaving the hall (9.25) night shot of lights of Rothesay (9.57) ecs (10.13)