PARAMOUNT SOUND JOURNAL, NO. 76 CURLING ON LOCH LEVEN

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Places:

  • Kinrosshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: PARAMOUNT SOUND JOURNAL, NO. 76 CURLING ON LOCH LEVEN

Reference number: 5887

Date: 1933, January

Production company: Paramount

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.25 mins

Description: Newsreel footage of a curling bonspeil on Loch Leven featuring Fife and Kinross Curling Club vs Perthshire. The Duke and Duchess of Atholl were among those who took part in the game, along with about 800 other players.

Newsreel item from US newsreel re-issued with Dutch intertitles on curling at Loch Leven c.1932. Copied from surviving nitrate pos in Netherlands Audiovisual Archive.

The Fife & Kinross Curling Association believe it to be footage of the bonspiel played 28/1/1933 between Fife & Kinross and Perthshire Curlers.

Shotlist: Kinross - Schotland. Loch Leven is bevroren. Toch zyn de Schotten niet zuinig op het ijs en spelen curling [LOCH LEVEN IS FROZEN. STILL, THE SCOTS ARE NOT BEING THRIFTY WITH THE ICE AND ARE OUT PLAYING CURLING] (0.13) wide panoramic shot of men playing curling match on Loch Leven (0.34) various shots of men throwing curling stones (they wear plus fours, tartan trousers and tammy hats. One man is seen smoking a pipe as he plays) (1.16) three men stand (one of them an elderly gent) and chat, the closing shot showing one man taking a swig from a whisky / brandy bottle (1.25)