WELCOME TO DUNDEE!

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Places:

  • Dundee
  • Edinburgh
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Media, communication and the creative industries
  • Ships and shipping
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: WELCOME TO DUNDEE!

Reference number: 0480

Date: 1959*

Sponsor: Educational Films of Scotland

Production company: SEFA (Dundee Group)

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.00 mins

Description: The industry and life in Dundee with footage of the city; jam making, jute mills at work, tenements and new housing.

Please note this is a colour silent film, not to be confused with the BW sound film of the same name, at ref. 1061.

Shotlist: Credits (0.11) Welcome to Dundee. Shots of the Tay Bridge. Ferry crosses the Tay. Passengers disembark. gvs Dundee (1.52) The City Centre (2.30) c/u of a newspaper with headline reading "The Duke of Edinburgh's banner will be paraded round Dundee City Square and Lord Provost McManus will take the salute from Dundee Army Cadets tomorrow afternoon at 2.45pm..." Shots of the aforementioned ceremony (3.10) Shots of the city centre and various buildings (4.36) Dundee at work. Shots as jute is unloaded at George V docks. Shots inside a jute mill (Camperdown Works). Examples of raw jute, sliver, warp and weft (6.03) Dundee Industrial Estate. Ext. National Cash Register Company factory. Shots of the interior of James Keiller & Son, jam factory. shots of the exteriors of several factories (7.12) A nursery for children. Shots of children playing outdoors. Dundee at play shots of beach, park and dinghies on river. Brief shot of the ext. of an ice-rink (8.18) Lochee, a suburb. gvs of same. Shots of a family in their garden. Workers leaving Camperdown Works (9.25) Houses old and new. shots of tenements and newer housing (10.22) Farewell Dundee. Passengers board the Tay ferry. Shots from the ferry (10.48) ecs (10.50)