CRIEFF: Our Town

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Title: CRIEFF: Our Town

Reference number: 0752

Date: 1953c

Director: filmed by SAAC

Sponsor: Crieff Town Council

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16.15 mins

Description: A tourist guide to the town of Crieff and surrounding countryside. Describes Crieff's attractions as a tourist centre.

Made during the Scottish Association of Amateur Cinematographers’ annual film making weekend in Crieff.

Credits: Produced for Crieff Town Council by the Scottish Association of Amateur Cinematographers

sc. R J B Sellar
ph. members of SAAC
comm. s. Ian Gilmour
sd. rec. Douglas Gray

Shotlist: Credits (.21); Front cover of official guide to Crieff (.33); Map of Scotland showing Crieff in location to major towns (.55); Diesel train pulls into Crieff station (1.06); General views of town streets beginning with James Square and including shot of Town House (1.43); The Burgh Cross and Town House (1.54); Plaque on site of Cross of the Burgh of Drummond and shots of stocks still on site (2.08); General views of town centre and narrow streets (2.38); Exterior of West Church (2.47); South Church (2.57); People walking on hill above town, the Knock and general views of the view across country, focussing eventually on Fern Tower, a large house (4.12); Long shots of exterior of school, Morrison's Academy (4.22); Boy outside the tuck shop (4.37); Boys playing cricket on school sports ground (4.45); Exterior of Crieff Hydropathic, shots of riders in driveways and in wooded grounds of the Hydro (5.13); Shots of the village square, cross and parish church of Fowlis Wester, near Crieff (5.53); Roman form over the River Earn at Innerpeffray, sign for Innerpeffray library, the first public library in Scotland, and pages from illustrated atlas, also several portraits (6.44); Old Chapel nearby and shots of the cemetery. Shots of people including Frank M Marshall, examining early tombstone belonging to a large family (7.29); Exterior of Innerpeffray Castle (7.40); Shots of the chapel again (7.52); Shots from car on the Muthill road (8.01); Static shot of road and view across fields (8.22); Exterior of Drummond Castle and its Italian grounds (8.57); Boats and water skiers on Loch Earn (9.45); People strolling in Macrosty Park in Crieff. Children playing in paddling pool and others enjoying a walk along Lady Mary's Walk (10.30); Long shot across to clubhouse of local golf course and shot of player (10.51); People bowling on town's bowling green (11.09); Tour operator's notice board (11.28); Bus with Braemar as its destination (11.33); General views of scenery, loch, hills and countryside in the Small Glen (12.11); Last page of the official guide to Crieff (12.20); ecs (12.36).