HONEYMOON CRUISE NO. 1

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Ships and shipping
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Travelogue

People/organisations:

  • ELDER, John C

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: HONEYMOON CRUISE NO. 1

Reference number: 0415

Date: 1936 / 1938

Director: d. J.C. Elder

Sponsor: David MacBrayne Limited

Production company: Elder Film Productions

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.00 mins

Description: A cruise by steamship from Oban to Staffa, Iona and Mull.

Issued with "Honeymoon Cruise No 2" and "Road Through the Sunset Isles" as a musical travelogue by the Associated British Picture Corporation entitled "Bonnie Scotland Calls You" (1938)

Film shot between 1936 and 1938. Steamer "King George V"’s first year service with MacBrayne was 1936. "PS Mountaineer" was sold for breaking up in September 1938. Coast Line's "Killarney" did cruises from Liverpool to the west coast in the years immediately before the war.

Credits: camera assistant Isabel Elder
titles Donald R MacLaren

Shotlist: Credits (.18); Shots on board the passenger steamer "King George V" as she leaves Oban. Iona. Shots of the village. St. Margaret's Nunnery. Cathedral. St. Columba's Pillow (2.34); Staffa. General views. Fingal's Cave. Ardnamurchan. Shots of coastline from the boat. Shots of steamer approaching Tobermory pier (4.22); Mull Highland Gathering. Shots of the various events, including dancing, running, high jump, caber-tossing, etc. (7.34); The regattas (in Tobermory). Shots of yachts and other boats in the bay, including the "PS Mountaineer" and MacBrayne's "Loch Aline" with the yellow funnel and Coast Line's "Killarney". Prizes are presented (9.15); Continuing down the Sound of Mull. Shots from the boat. Duart Castle. By Lismore = Light across the Firth of Lorne. Shots of the lighthouse. The "King George V" sails into Oban harbour. Shots of various steamers at quayside. Sunset over Oban (10.55); ecs (11.10)