RARE TEAR, a

Jimmy Logan buying a Royal Bank saving stamp, Dave buys one too. Reproduced by kind permission of The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (c) [2008] (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Food and drink
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: RARE TEAR, a

Reference number: 0334

Date: 1969*

Director: d. Douglas Gray

Sponsor: Royal Bank of Scotland

Production company: Park Film Studios

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 16.40 mins

Description: A promotional film for Royal Bank Saving stamps. The characters come to terms with a Savings Stamps Vending Machine.

See also ref. 0333 A DIABOLICAL LIBERTY.

Credits: sc. Tom Wright
light cameraman D. Law
sd. Ken Andrew
produced for the Royal Bank of Scotland and Park Film Studios Limited.
With thanks to Haggs Castle Golf Club and GKN Bolts and Nuts Limited
cast: David Kinnaird, Jan Wilson, Paul Young, Isobel Gardner, Willie Ross, Laura Lawson and Jimmy Logan

Shotlist: Credits (.15); Shots inside works canteen with poster for Royal Bank stamps on the wall. Dave, Willie and a young lad try machine (2.11); Dave on golf course. The head comes off his driver. Willie in house looking at slides (3.24); Dave arrives home with his broken club (5.16); Works canteen (6.26); Dave in clubhouse. He sees Jimmy Logan buying a Royal Bank saving stamp, so he buys one too (8.13); Three men in works canteen all buy a stamp (9.19); Dave on golf course (9.32); Willie in house with new screen (9.55); Works canteen (10.23); Willie at home trying out his new projector. Dave looks at new golf clubs (10.55); He arrives home. His wife presents him with a new club and he gives her a new food mixer (13.10); Works canteen (13.46); All three families in Willie's house looking at holiday slides (15.22); End credits (16.40).