CAER-PEN-TULACH - KIRKINTILLOCH

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Places:

  • Dunbartonshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CAER-PEN-TULACH - KIRKINTILLOCH

Reference number: 1969

Date: 1964

Director: filmed by John and Irene Rodger

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 69.30 mins

Description: The 750th Anniversary of Kirkintilloch and the celebrations and events to mark it, including a football match, swimming competition, and a church parade.

Credits: produced and filmed by John & Irene Rodger

Shotlist: [shotlisted from speed corrected VHS at 18fps, manual control track]

titles (0.34) c/u Kirkintilloch Official Guide. Various shots of Main Street, Kirkintilloch (2.52) shots of house construction work, couple being shown round a show house, couple moving in, etc. Homes built by Wimpey, Miller, Weir and including the Walkers Wood and Oxgang Estate. Shot of SCWS lorry delivering furniture to new house (7.10) shots of the Broomhill Industrial Estate, some of it still under construction. Exts various units on the estate, including Associated Displays Ltd.; Cantrell & Cochrane Soft Drinks; W & A Graham (Glasgow) Ltd. Potato Merchants (8.37) shots of a football match, swimming, synchronised swimming and diving displays in local baths (possibly part of new school building?) (11.25) gvs park, busy with people playing and then quieter views - one shot has a line of elderly men sitting and feeding the birds (12.08) [BW] still photographs from Victorian age (13.43) [COL] various shots of the town including boats on the Forth and Clyde canal. Shots of local churches, including St. Mary's, interior of the library where a lady can be seen stamping books at issue desk (19.54) shots of bowling match, golfing on the local course. Shots of a school outing to the Campsie Fells (27.20) shots of amateur swimming club competition and prize-giving, schoolboys' football match, and cycle racing - note some shots are taken from a moving vehicle following behind the bunch. Winner is presented with shield (33.43) various shots of sports day including racing, high jump, long jump, etc. (37.06) shots of church parade through Main Street with Boys Brigade, pipe bands, etc. Shots of Council officials entering church, possibly the Kirkin' o' the Council (40.30) various shots taken in Council chambers of officials. Various public displays including shots of stalls inside the town hall, including Boys Brigade, Kirkintilloch camera club, small private company stalls, etc (47.53) various shots of concert, piano and singing. Various shots of dinner in large hall, possibly OAPs Christmas dinner. Shots of stage play by theatre group (69.19) The End (69.30)