LARGS SUMMER SEASON 1936

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Places:

  • Ayrshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: LARGS SUMMER SEASON 1936

Reference number: 0043

Date: 1936

Director: [attributed to George West]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: A Concert at Barrfield Pavilion, Largs. Concert party includes variety artists George West and Jack E. Raymond. Film includes shots of naval ratings marching through Largs followed by cart laden with kit bags. [Incomplete]

George West and Jack E. Raymond taken during summer season of variety show at Largs.

See also "Pantomime in Scotland" research project at http://tinyurl.com/p9ln4em [last accessed 24/3/2015]

See also Scottish Theatre Archive at Glasgow University: http://tinyurl.com/odbqgfd [last accessed 24/3/2015]

Shotlist: No credits. Shots outside the Barrfield Pavilion, Largs, as concert party including George West and Jack E. Raymond play to the camera (.46) members of the band play about for the camera. George West joins them (1.21); cars and taxis pull up in forecourt of Barrfield Pavilion as crowds arrive (1.45); members of the troupe relax and practise golf swings - playing up to the camera. George West and two women also take part (2.15); c/u of two lads in small dinghy and someone paddling in the sea (2.38); shot of Largs pier (2.40); shots of a house and shot of the street below (2.47); [underexposed] shots of various acts on stage taken from the balcony and wings - various sketches, dance routines, etc., including George West and company (5.39); Fair Saturday. Shop fronts, pedestrians, street traffic in Largs (5.50); tracking shot along sea front and beach (5.59); small boats in harbour, naval launch ferries party of ratings ashore (6.11); shots of steamer "Queen Mary II" (6.29); naval launch returns to destroyer anchored out in the bay. gvs of small boys in dinghies (6.41); naval ratings march through street in Largs followed by a horse-drawn cart loaded with kit bags (7.05); gvs of gardens of a house and members of the troupe (7.43); car drives up to entrance of the Barrfield Pavilion - women members of the troupe alight (8.06); George West and friends in gardens. Ext. Barrfield Pavilion (8.23); Shots from the Pavilion down to the beach (8.27); [incomplete].