DUMFRIES - A MARKET TOWN

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Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: DUMFRIES - A MARKET TOWN

Reference number: 0497

Date: 1959*

Director: filmed by SEFA (Dumfriesshire Group)

Production company: SEFA Dunbartonshire Group

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.00 mins

Description: Flooding in Dumfries, sheep farms, timber yards, ploughing, harvesting and market day in the town.

Shotlist: Credits (.03) shots of flooding in Dumfries, pavements covered in water, traffic on bridge (.40) sheep and snow covered hills (1.06) gvs of timber yards, Mabie Forest, sawmills, etc (1.43) street traffic in Dumfries (1.49) gvs cattle, farming etc. shots of tattie howking, ploughing, harvesting, feeding hens, pigs (3.42) map showing routeways. Lorry on road to Dumfries (4.24) gvs Dumfries. Street traffic, steam train pulling into station, people, various business signs. Auction ring during livestock sale. Poultry auction mart (6.28) map (6.34) farm equipment and grain (7.07) a bus station, lorry on road out of town (7.47) gvs farming, corn exchange, fairground (8.49) steam locomotive and snow covered railway lines (9.01) ecs (9.04)