SIR WILLIAM BRUCE: Architect

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Fife
  • Perth and Perthshire
  • Stirlingshire
  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Arts and crafts

Genres:

  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SIR WILLIAM BRUCE: Architect

Reference number: 1832

Date: 1971

Director: d. Douglas Gray

Sponsor: Educational Films of Scotland

Production company: Park Film Studios Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.33 mins

Description: An overview of the life and major works of 17th century Scottish architect, William Bruce.

Paper Archive file: Typescript and treatment. These are held at the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive for consultation at Kelvin Hall.

Credits: sc. Hubert Fenwick
nar. Tom Fleming
m. played by Kenneth Elliott
educational advisor Louise Annand

Shotlist: Credits (0.20) l/s and c/u's of Bruce's masterpiece, Kinross house (1.28) brief shot of the gates at Ham House, Surrey [designed by Bruce] (2.11) l/s of Brunsdale House, near Edinburgh, followed by various shots of Thirlestane Castle (3.00) shots of Parish Kirk at Lauder (3.30) shots of Palace of Holyrood House (4.16) shot of Prestonfield House, near Edinburgh (4.39) shots of Balcaskie House and its gardens, near Pittenweem, Fife (5.26) various shots of Leven Estate, Kinross (6.54) shot of Merton {?] near St. Boswell's (7.17) ints. of various Bruce buildings, including Kinross House, Brunstead, Prestonfield House, Abercorn Church (8.28) c/u's of various ceilings in Bruce's buildings, including Prestonfield House, Balcaskie, Holyrood Palace and Kinross House (9.36) various shots of staircases in Bruce's buildings, including Kinross House and Holyrood (10.27) further exts. of Kinross House, including aerial view (11.22) brief shot of Stirling Tolbooth (11.41) int and ext. of Hopetoun Isle at Abercorn (12.27) int. and ext. of Hopetoun House (13.19) credits (14.32)