TRAMPING AND CAMPING

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Places:

  • Dunbartonshire

Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Environment, the
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • ELDER, John C

Series:

  • Junior activity films

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: TRAMPING AND CAMPING

Reference number: 1692

Date: 1948c

Production company: GB Instructional Ltd.

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.43 mins

Description: A camping expedition by an uncle and his nephew, showing the do's and don'ts of the countryside code.

Credits: p. John C. Elder

Shotlist: Credits (.15); Shot of woman watching camping preparation by uncle and nephew in back garden (1.05); We left the main roads as soon as we could. Shot of man and boy walking through countryside (1.51); Shot of two stopping at stream for drink of water (2.05); I was getting tired and wanted to camp. Man test ground for campsite (2.55); Shot of man and boy stopping by stream (3.17); Uncle went off to ask permission and get some fresh provisions. Boy and uncle pitch tent (4.15); I laid out the sleeping bags to air. Shot of them lighting fire (4.47); Shot of them having food and drink (5.25); While enjoying a quiet rest we found a wild orchid. Shot of same. Bedtime at last. Shot of boy crawling into sleeping bag (5.56); Shot of clouded night sky and moon (5.59); Shot of boy sleeping (6.07); Shot of dawn sky (6.10); Next day. Shot of tent being dismantled (6.27); We made sure the fire was dead before we left. Shots of them walking through countryside (7.23); French willow - and a Scottish thistle. Shot of boy jagging hand on thistle (7.35); General views (7.53); At our next camping site I learned how to make a 'sod' fire. Shot of man cutting turf, laying stones in holes, placing rolled-up newspaper and sticks on stones, igniting fire and feeding it (9.16); Shot of two preparing fried tomatoes and bread and eating it (10.52); We always remembered to clear up before we left. Man replaces turf (11.12); So we spent the days tramping and camping. Shot of man and boy walking towards horizon (11.29); View of western end of Campsie hills (11.30); Captions (11.43);