PITLOCHRY & LOCH LEVEN BONSPIEL, JANUARY 1959
Curling matches in the late afternoon sun on a crowded Loch Leven. (clip)
Title: PITLOCHRY & LOCH LEVEN BONSPIEL, JANUARY 1959
Reference number: 5489
Director: [filmed by David K Thomson]
Original format: 16mm
Running time: 5.49 mins
Various scenes, including the Grand Match or Bonspiel on a frozen Loch Leven in 1959 and views around a distillery.
David K. Thomson, the film-maker, was former Lord Provost of Perth and his business was as whisky blender for Beneagles Whisky.
See also refs 3127 and 6030.
Shotlist: [no title] [V. dark and underexposed] men drinking from a (litre?) measuring cylinder and fooling around outside house, winter evening sky (0.44) crowds, cars parked in background. Curling match on very large frozen Loch Leven featuring women and men (2.59) sunset (3.09) men in field with cattle (3.39) men and car, brief shot unid. ferry on Loch Leven ? (4.12) Commando memorial in hills near Fort William. Brief view int. distillery (Thomson's own, Beneagles?) and copper stills (5.33) Shell garage Pitlochry, ext Bell's Blair Atholl Distillery (5.49)