WHICKER IN BELL'S WORLD

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Places:

  • Banff
  • Edinburgh
  • Fife
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Food and drink
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: WHICKER IN BELL'S WORLD

Reference number: 3388

Date: 1980

Director: d. David Green

Sponsor: Arthur Bell & Sons Limited

Production company: Corpro Production

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 34.00 mins

Description: Alan Whicker being given a guided tour of Bell's Scotch Whisky Empire by its Chairman and Managing Director Raymond Miquel in 1980.

Credits: w. and nar. Alan Whicker
camera Mike Coles
sd. Chris Moore
ed. Peter Scammell

Shotlist: aerial shot of Forth Road and Rail bridges with Bell's van, title (1.09) Cooperage at Bell's, coopers working, coopers being interviewed by Alan Whicker (3.28) Bell's Blair Atholl distillery with Whicker interviewing Raymond Miquel Chairman and Managing Director of Bell's inside the distillery interspersed with shots of Bell's community and charity work (8.38) Miquel giving Whicker a tour of the outside of the distillery (10.43) Dufftown Glenlivet distillery with Whicker being shown the distilling process (14.39) East Mains complex outside Edinburgh, with Whicker being shown the blending and bottling process (19.30) Bell's Dunfermline bottling plant (20.18) Bell's HQ in Perth interviewing a young dynamic manager, Duke of Edinburgh opening Bell's HQ and touring the site (24.40) Bell's boardroom with Miquel and some of the directors being interviewed by Whicker (27.07) Bell's barge on the Thames entertaining dignitaries and representatives from the license trade interspersed with scenes from the football manager of the year awards sponsored by Bell's (30.35) scenes from the 1980 Licence Victuallers Homes charity ceremony held in London (33.05) ecs (33.52)