PITLOCHRY & LOCH LEVEN BONSPIEL, JANUARY 1959

Curling matches in the late afternoon sun on a crowded Loch Leven. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Environment, the
  • Food and drink
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Water and waterways
  • Animals

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: PITLOCHRY & LOCH LEVEN BONSPIEL, JANUARY 1959

Reference number: 5489

Date: 1959

Director: [filmed by David K Thomson]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.49 mins

Description: 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)