DUNDEE'S SCREEN SNAPSHOTS SERIES

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Places:

  • Dundee

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Local topical
  • Newsreel

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: DUNDEE'S SCREEN SNAPSHOTS SERIES

Reference number: 2373

Date: [between 1932 and 1935]

Production company: [ Pennycook (?)]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.09 mins

Description: Compilation reel of various events in Dundee, including bottling at James Robertson's factory, Harry Lauder leaving for an afternoon out, unemployed hikers arriving home after a holiday at Belmont, and unloading jute at Dundee harbour.

Believed by donor to have been set of local news items made by Pennycook of Dundee (see also GLIMPSE OF THE CAMPERDOWN WORKS ref. 0771)

Shotlist: [Title missing] [*1935] Interior shots of James Robertson's factory, Dundee. Lab testing and bottling equipment, filling bottles of "Stillade" (.45); After the bottles are labelled they are taken to the loading banks, then on to lorries. Dundee's Screen Snapshots. General shots of bottles on conveyor belt. Fleet of Albion lorries leaves premises of James Robertson's, loaded with crates of "Stillade" (1.42); [*1932] Sir Harry Lauder. Leaving for an afternoon out during his visit to Dundee when he played at Victoria Theatre. Harry Lauder and two friends leave house and enter car. They wave to the camera as they leave (2.24); [*1935] Unemployed hikers arriving home after a holiday at Belmont. Group of men in uniform marching along country road, entering Dundee streets and disbanding in back streets behind mill (4.15); [*1933] Unloading jute at Dundee harbour Dundee's Screen Snapshots. General shots of bales of jute being hoisted out of hold and handled by dockers on quayside (5.05); A few of the ship's crew. All bright boys. Dundee's Screen Snapshots. Pan of group of crewmen on deck possibly Indian? (5.28); [*1932] Mixed bathing at Central Baths. Dundee's Screen Snapshots. General views of indoor pool. Swimmers. Comic act on springboard (8.46); [*1935] Ministers v Butchers at Dens Park. Result Ministers 4 Butchers 4. Dundee's Screen Snapshots. General shots of crowds. Teams come out and match in progress (10.25); [*1932] Employees leaving South Anchor Works. Dundee's Screen Snapshots. General views of workforce leaving by porter's gate [wee boys in mid frame holding up comics] (12.02); Pan of group of workers (12.09).