PRIDE OF PENGUINS, a

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Places:

  • Borders
  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Birds
  • Fish and fishing

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: PRIDE OF PENGUINS, a

Reference number: 2834

Date: 1977

Director: d. & cam. Christopher Mylne

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.00 mins

Description: The rearing of penguins at Edinburgh Zoo.

Credits: assisted by the penguins of the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland
penguin keepers Norrie Kennedy, Ian Lomon, David Rees
technicians Trish Crichton, Gordon Hickie, Mike Jones, Neil Ross, Stephen Cowls
mus comp. J.O.Regan & E. Wales musicians Bright Red Tandem
graphics & stills Edinburgh Camera Effects
p. facilities Edinburgh Film Productions

Shotlist: aerials of seabird colony at St. Abbs Head, South East Scotland and of fishing boat sailing past colony (.53) c/u guillemots on rock and shots of them in flight in the air and 'flying' underwater, intercut with shots of penguins at Edinburgh Zoo (3.44) fishing boat "Ivanhoe" coming into Eyemouth harbour and landing ungutted fish for feeding to the penguins at Edinburgh Zoo (4.19) c/u keeper hand-feeding penguins with whole fish at Zoo (4.45) shots of frozen fish being brought out of cold store in Leith (5.10) gvs crowds at Edinburgh Zoo watching 'penguin parade' (6.05) stills of Christian Salvesen's fleet of whalers in South Georgia and stills of newspaper headline of first hatching of new-born king penguin in Edinburgh Zoo (7.41) stills of penguins in Antarctica (8.17) shots of penguins in Edinburgh Zoo being hosed down by keepers, keepers preparing 'nesting rings' and shots of penguins incubating their eggs and feeding young chicks and of keepers hand feeding chicks (19.15) shot of two penguins being put into transportation box to Basle Zoo (19.38) shots of people walking in an official procession, intercut with shots of 'penguin parade' (20.14) ecs (20.36)