VOYAGE TO ST KILDA ON THE SS DUNARA CASTLE, a

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Places:

  • Outer Hebrides

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: VOYAGE TO st kilda ON THE SS DUNARA CAstLE, a

Reference number: 3615

Date: 1946c

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.56 mins

Description: Amateur footage of the Dunara Castle steam ship on its journeys from the Kingston Dock on the Clyde to the Western Isles.

Shotlist: [footage shot on Kodachrome & B & W reversal stock] Title (0.09) shots of Dunara Castle at Kingston dock on the Clyde with a Govan car ferry crossing in the background (0.31) shots of Dunara Castle heading up the Clyde, setting out for the Western Isles [including tracking shots] (0.48) shots of the small boat that ferried passengers/luggage/cargo to shore when the larger Dunara Castle had to anchor in bay (1.26) brief shots of possibly Iona [harbour and church] followed by tracking shot of land/sea scape (2.08) very brief shot of passengers aboard Dunara Castle including one man shooting film with his camera, followed by more gv tracking shots of landscape rolling by (3.14) shots of small row boat ferrying passengers to shore (3.32) [jump cut to different film, shot on Kodakchrome colour reversal stock ]- shots of Dunara Castle being tied to a jetty at the Menish pier below the village of Milovaig on Loch Pooltiel [north-west tip of Skye], its cargo being off-loaded (5.20) gv tacking shots, tracking shot of the Dunara Castle mooring into another jetty, brief shot of passengers aboard (6.10) shots of Rodel, Isle of Harris, including the [ancient] church of st Clements followed by shots of blackhouses, then shots of passengers on small boat leaving Leverburgh [south of Harris] to be ferried out to board the Dunara Castle (6.47) shots of st kilda post evacuation, including houses, graveyard, beach, cliffs, birdlife (8.38) [jump cut to different film, shot on Kodakchrome B & W reversal stock] - gv tacking shot followed by shots of small rowing boats being lowered into water from the Dunara Castle and passengers boarding these to be taken ashore (10.29) [jump cut to different film, shot on Kodakchrome colour reversal stock] - various shots of small boats ferrying passengers and further tracking shot gvs (11.23) tracking shot of the Dunara Castle coming into port at [probably] Loch Boisdale, isl. of S. Uist (11.38) gvs of Castlebay at Barra including shots of the ruined castle (12.21) shot of Eriskay pony carrying peat (12.29) gvs and tacking shots coming into [possibly] Barra, including l/s of church, m/s of steam liner (13.40) passengers leaving for shore on a small motor driven boat (13.56)