SURVIVOR

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Places:

  • Orkney Islands

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Landscapes and seascapes

Genres:

  • Experimental
  • Women film makers

People/organisations:

  • TAIT, Margaret

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SURVIVOR

Reference number: 6232

Date: 1976

Director: [filmed by Margaret Tait]

Production company: [ Ancona Films]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.05 mins

Description: Unedited slates from a film called 'Survivor' filmed by Margaret Tait. Footage includes outdoor landscape and garden scenes, a fire burning in field and a man drinking tea in his study. [There appears to be no coherence to the footage]

See also Additional Information file at 11/1/455. Paper Archives 4/5/119, 4/11/651, 4/5/92.

Shotlist: interspersed with clapperboard reading 'Survivor 1976' this film depicts [Roll 2] landscapes in autumn and winter. Footage includes, in rough sequence, a washing line blowing clothes in the wind, a garden in winter, a barren field, a sheep and lamb sheltering against drystane dyke stone wall (1.36) birds in branches set against sky, a tarmac road in the rain, c/u fire burning hay and twigs (4.31) [Roll 1] gvs woodland, lots of birds in tree branches (5.08) shot of road with field adjacent fenced off (5.23) a man enjoying cup of tea in his study with manuscript and notes spread out on table [possibly Alex Pirie?], c/u ground and wood (6.05)