FRIENDLY INVADERS, the

How American sailors serving at Dunoon in the 1970s imported their lifestyles to Scotland. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Series:

  • Scotland today

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: FRIENDLY INVADERS, the

Reference number: T2311

Date: 1979, March

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 26.09 mins

Description: Overview of the American Naval presence at the Holy Loch (Dunoon / Polaris base). Various points of view expressed.

Shotlist: Blank until (0.37) [col] Holy Loch, pull back. Zoom into c/u dry dock, warship (1.25) Polaris missile in flight (1.31) [b&w] anti-nuclear march, demonstrator being carried away by policeman (1.48) [col] American sailors (1.58) American cars in carpark (2.10) int. supermarket, American groceries (2.25) new leisure centre (2.34) ext., American sailor talking to camera about facilities. gvs int. bowling alley (3.11) int. gymnasium (3.30) ext., American sailors on deck (3.39) salad bowl int. canteen (4.00) int. canteen (4.10) ext., American sailor talking to camera (4.48) ext. bar (4.53) int. pub, darts (5.25) ext., American sailor talking to camera (5.38) cars disembarking from the 'Sound of Shuna' ferry (6.11) tracking shot from ferry (6.22) int. submarine, commander talking and presenting sailors with letters of commendation (6.53) ext. family houses (7.04) ext., American sailor talking to camera (7.38) ext. American wife talking to camera (8.37) ext. school playground, Sandbank Primary (9.10) ext. talking head headmaster (10.01) ext. school playground, children playing (10.10) int. supermarket, talking head Chief Arbuckle about education in Scotland (11.47) ext. young sailors, commander talking to them about Scots Law (13.25) commander talking to camera (14.6) commander talking to sailors about drugs (15.02) commander talking to camera about drugs (16.00) commander chairing proceedings against drug offender (16.31) ext. pan community (16.48) tracking shot from car along lochside (16.59) American facilities (17.09) community as viewed from shore (17.19) ext. American wife talking to camera (17.47) ext. large American car (17.56) int. pub, talking head Scottish woman (18.16) int. pub, talking head Scottish man (18.34) ext., American sailor talking to camera (18.57) int. pub, Scottish woman complaining about Americans (19.28) ext., American sailor talking to camera (20.11) int. pub, talking head Scottish woman (20.28) int. pub, talking head different Scottish man (20.37) ext., American sailor talking to camera (21.23) ext., talking heads American sailor and wife (21.46) pan Dunoon coast (21.57) int., ship talking head American commander (23.00) int., pub, talking head American sailor (23.09) int. pub, talking head different Scottish man (23.20) int., pub, talking head different American sailor (23.26) int. pub, talking head American wife (23.32) ext., talking heads American sailor and wife, their children playing (24.02) ext., American sailor talking to camera (24.37) l/s Polaris base in Holy Loch (24.46) U.S. Navy walking towards camera. Montage of various U.S. Navy equipment and personnel (26.09)