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  • Ayrshire


  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities


  • Amateur


  • 1930s

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Reference number: 1805

Date: 1933

Director: [filmed by Revd. George Allan]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: Compilation of Fenwick events of 1933 including the Film Society at work, a choir trip at Kilmarnock, a Sunday School trip and Boy Scouts at camp.

Rev. George Allan was minister in the Fenwick district c. 1930/34 and Port Glasgow 1935/39. His films, taken as a hobby, reflect community life centred on activities associated with the local church. The footage is well shot and edited.

See also films from this collection by Revd. Allan at 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1804 and 1807

Shotlist: Title. Winter. (0.07) Shots of cars in snow. Shots of children playing in the snow. Shot of river and frozen loch. Curling match, Fenwick v Waterside and ice skating on loch. Fenwick bowling green. (1.48) Re-enacting Fenwick HIstory Film Society at work. Shots of same. (2.36) Choir trip at Kilmarnock. Shots of steam train. Ardrossan and shots on board a steamer. Brodick and shots from steamer. Whiting Bay from the steamer. (3.56) Fenwick Sunday School trip. Various shots of children's games, races, skipping etc. (7.15) Fenwick Boy Scouts. Camp scenes, mail arriving for the Scouts, sunbathing, having meals, washing up, etc. (10.07) A hike to Portencross. Playing football. Fenwick Troop versus Paisley Troop. (10.38) A day's cruise. Shots of Millport pier. Steamer at Craigmore. Shots of Rothesay pier busy with various steamers. (11.39) Visitors' Day. Parents visit their children at the Scout camp (12.18)