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  • Ayrshire
  • Lanarkshire


  • Amateur


  • 1930s

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Reference number: 1807

Date: 1934

Director: [filmed by Revd. George Allan]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.32 mins

Description: Fenwick events associated with the local church including a Bible Class excursion, a Sunday School picnic at Bruntland Bridge and Boy Scouts on holiday in West Kilbride.

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 1805

Shotlist: Title. (0.19) A Fenwick sunrise. (0.23) [Red tint] gvs same. (0.26) Cattle Show (0.34) gvs same; intercut with pigs and sheep. gvs showing Clydesdale horses (1.35) gvs children's show jumping event intercut with adult event (2.03) Musical Chairs (2.06) riders playing musical chairs holding horses by bridles (2.20) Bending Race (2.25) horses weave through slalom course (2.49) Bible Class Excursion. (2.55) Shots of same. Canal bridge at Anniesland, Glasgow. Shots of bridge closing. (3.29) Above Garelochhead. (3.32) ls group of children looking down at the loch (3.36) Loch Lomond (3.38) ls steamer on same; group climb onto boat; shots of class on boat (4.19) Sunday School picnic at Bruntland bridge. (4.32) Shot of children's games, etc. (5.59) Easter excursion. Fenwick Boy Scouts. (6.04) boys pile into two cars (6.16) Eaglesham (6.17) gvs same. (6.26) Blantyre Livingstone Memorial. (6.27) scouts arrive; ms boys walking through turnstile; (6.46) Ruins of the mill where Livingstone worked (6.48) gvs same. (6.59) Mill Weir. (7.00) gvs same and Mill gardens (7.28) The Playing Fields. (7.29) gvs scouts playing on horse, swings slide etc. (8.13) Shots of the People's Palace, exterior of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and the Clyde. (8.46) In camp, West Kilbride Aug. 1934 (8.58) gvs same, including washing parade, dinner call (10.03) [Blue tint] scouts run towards tent. (10.10) Seaside frolics. (10.12) [Blue tint] boys blow up tyres and run along beach. (10.44) The Tale of a Cowboy (10.49) boy playing a cowboy is caught and tied up by other scouts (12.01) R.I.P. (12.02) c/u hat and empty shoes (12.08) Harvest on the farm. (12.09) gvs same. (12.44) An Arab Wedding (12.46) boys put on show, dressed in white (13.32) The Black Terror (13.33) Aberdeen Angus cows running in field, intercut with boys running away (13.59) A day excursion. (14.01) ls steam train; ls steamer Jupiter on river and Fairlie pier. Shots on board steamer. Tracking shots arriving at Millport (15.13) Striking Camp (15.14) gvs same. (15.29) Off Home (15.30) brief shot boys in the back of a van (15.32).