TRIP TO EDINBURGH AND THE ZOO, SEPTEMBER 1947, a

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Animals

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos
  • Women film makers

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: TRIP TO EDINBURGH AND THE ZOO, SEPTEMBER 1947, a

Reference number: 3502

Date: 1947

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.49 mins

Description: Brief views of the Edinburgh skyline. Mostly shots inside Edinburgh Zoo of a selection of animals in their habitats.

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, Grampian TV, transmitted October / November 1994.

Shotlist: [B&W] At Edinburgh - September 1947 (0.07) gv's of Edinburgh, pan shot of the city taken from the observatory on the hill, with the Castle in the distance (1.04) tracking shot taken inside car of Princes Street, with the castle and the Wallace monument on the left hand side, shot of Arthur's Seat (1.20) shots from Edinburgh Zoo, shot of a seal in the water, shots of a polar bear roaming around its area (1.35) shots of emperor penguins (1.43) shots of monkeys in their cages eating (1.59) brief shot of grizzly bear in its compound (2.02) shots of a swan in the water and c/u of a seagull (2.10) brief shot through a fence of seals sitting on a rock (2.17) shots of penguins swimming in the water (2.29) shot of a polar bear sleeping on its front (2.31) ext shot of the main house at the Zoo, shot of an elephant in its cage (2.43) shot of camel in its cage eating (2.50) ext shot of three monkeys looking out of their cage, shot of chimp behind the bars of its cage (3.04) shot of the grizzly bear on a rock (3.08) shots of lioness and lion in their compound/cages, shots of baboons playing (3.27) c/u of a cheetah, brief shots of a panda, billy goats, giraffes and a zebra (3.49)