AT MARYWELL FROM HARVEST TO TATTIES

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Subjects:

  • Agriculture

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos
  • Women film makers

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: AT MARYWELL FROM HARVEST TO TATTIES

Reference number: 3058

Date: 1956 - 1957

Director: [filmed by Nannie and Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.00 mins

Description: Life on Marywell Farm during the first years of the Taggart family's occupancy.

Nan Taggart and her mother both keen cinematographers, members of Aberdeen Cine Society. Large collection of family film Taggart family owned a granite yard up until 1956 when they sold up, bought a farm at Marywell on Deeside and moved from the city to the rural life. Both mother, Nannie, and daughter Nan, chronicled the early years of their new lives on the farm on film. Nan Taggart and cousin Glen Ross interviewed about the films on THE WAY IT WAS, pc Grampian TV, Tx Oct/Nov '94.

Shotlist: Title. gvs working fields, renovating farmhouse (2.48) threshing machine at work. Men and family at work during threshing - lunch in the porch for the threshing crew. Building gazebo? House renovation (6.50) snow on land, the farm in winter, sheep (9.00)