GARDENS BY THE SEA

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Ayrshire
  • Inner Hebrides
  • Kirkcudbrightshire
  • Ross-shire
  • Wigtownshire

Subjects:

  • Environment, the
  • Ships and shipping
  • Sporting activities
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored
  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee
  • IFA Scotland

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: GARDENS BY THE SEA

Reference number: 2894

Date: 1973

Director: d. Edward McConnell

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and the Scottish Tourist Board and National Trust for Scotland

Production company: IFA (Scotland)

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 27 mins

Description: The botanical gardens at Poolewe, Kirkcudbright, Port Logan, Culzean Castle, Arran, Ghia and Colonsay.

Credits: comm.w. Pete Morgan
comm. s. John Sheddon
m. Muir Matheison
ph. Edward McConnell

Shotlist: REEL 1
tracking shot of Highland road in Wester Ross [overlaid with titles] (.47) visuals Loch Ewe, mountains, and peninsula where Poolewe Gardens are situated with visuals of trees, plants and flowers in the gardens (5.33) gvs Crarae Gardens, Argyllshire, in spring (7.42) shot of Threave house, Kirkcudbright, the National Trust's School for Practical Gardening with brief shot of trainee gardeners working and gvs gardens with spring flowers and borders (9.07) shots of Logan Botanical Gardens at Port Logan (12.47) gvs Culzean Castle (13.18) gvs the Castle gardens with shot of the ruined Camellia House, swans and ducks, and brief shot of visitors at picnic tables (16.09) brief shot of the ferry "Caledonia" on its way to Arran (16.24) and l/s of Arran (16.32) shot of the Lagg Inn, Arran with palms growing outside (16.45) gvs Brodick Castle (16.54) gvs spring flowers and rhododendrons in Castle gardens (19.18)

REEL 2
visuals Tarbert on Loch Fyne (.30) l/s isle of Ghia and shot of small boat approaching the pier on the island (1.00) gvs gardens of Achamore house (3.42) l/s ferry sailing from West Loch Tarbert to the island of Colonsay (4.20) shot from ferry of the Paps of Jura (5.17) shots of beach on Colonsay and shot of Oronsay Priory (5.34) gvs surfers at Kiloran Bay, Colonsay and l/s beach (6.00) gvs Kiloran House gardens (7.21) visuals of shores of Colonsay (7.49) visuals sunset (8.18) ecs (8.28)