COASTAL SCENES

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Places:

  • Berwickshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Fish and fishing
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: COASTAL SCENES

Reference number: 1244

Date: 1930s

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8:25

Description: Scenes around Eyemouth and Berwick-on-Tweed including a Gala day with a pipe band and procession.

Credits: [Amateur film - maker unidentified]

Shotlist: [Shotlisted from time-coded VHS copy, times converted from 25fps to 18fps]

No credits. "St Ninian" passenger ferry (0.03) views of Lerwick harbour; passengers on deck; pan over coast and town of Lerwick, with St Ninian (1.09) street scene; shots of harbour walls; crowd waving to leaving ferry (2.23) views of coast line and ls Lerwick; shots passengers sunbathing (4.16) two women [sisters?] unpacking car; small boy playing in a burn; picnic by a [empty] road, under a hill; woman washing lettuce in stream; men do the washing up (5.32) tracking shot from car, passing Glasgow bus [shaky] (6.01) Father and son paddling in a stream; shaky shots of coast (6.25) Gala day; brief shot of unid. Gala Queen [carries an anchor sceptre] (6.40) procession through street with pipe band; fancy dress; Gala Queen passes in float; small child in pram [pram sign reads "Glesca Fair"]; (5.23) shots of paddlers in the sea; fishing boat [registered at Leith, LH] comes into Eyemouth harbour, unloads boxes of fish; (8.23) pan over Eyemouth. (8.34) surf [shaky]; street scene in Eyemouth, decorated with bunting; shot taking nets onto a fishing boat; pan over ruined fort? by harbour [very shaky]; c/u tourists wearing sunglasses walking past war memorial; eating the remains of a slider from the paper (10.38) ls paddling holidaymakers in the sea (10.56) Pipe band leads a parade of scouts and boy's brigade; (11.41) brief shot at Fete stall; General shots around Berwick-on-Tweed; shots of bridges; tourists walking along bridge; street market (12.34) (350 ft.)