FAMILY HOLIDAY, STEAMERS GOING TO PLACES ON ARRAN

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Title: FAMILY HOLIDAY, STEAMERS GOING TO PLACES ON ARRAN

Reference number: 3677

Date: 1927*

Director: filmed by James Crocket

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.40 mins

Description: This is a family holiday film and it illustrates travel by steamer along the coast and docking at various piers on Arran and the mainland.

The films were made by the donors father James Crocket M.D., F.R.C.P. who was the Superintendent of Quarriers Homes (Orphan Homes of Scotland). He made some films illustrating the work of the Sanatorium.

Shotlist: gvs of Goat Fell, and Brodick Castle on Arran, taken from a boat and arriving at Brodick pier, stacked with chests and women wearing cloche hats, carrying parasols and umbrellas (.56) shots of the passenger steamer going out to sea (1.20) shots taken from a boat of coming into a pier at Lamlash (1.41) gvs of yachts and small boats in Lamlash harbour (1.52) Crocket family on the steamer girl wearing a straw cloche hat, and carrying a painted parasol (2.18) gvs of coastline taken from a boat (2.59) boat arriving at a "London Midland & Scottish Railway Winton Pier" station at Ardrossan? (3.26) Crocket family on a ship (3.40)