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Title: UNICA, GLASGOW 1951

Reference number: 2498

Date: 1951

Director: [filmed by SAAC]

Sponsor: [ SAAC]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.55 mins

Description: Delegates of the UNICA conference at the Scottish Film Council offices, Glasgow and on organised trips to the Hiram Walker whisky distillery in Dunblane, to Gleneagles Hotel and on a cruise "doon the watter" on the paddle steamer the "Waverley".

Shotlist: Credits(0.05). Glasgow Monday 13th August [COL] Unica delegates arrive at SFC offices, 16-17 Woodside Terrace; some wear brightly coloured caps (red yellow? and blue) (1.47). Reception dinner. 10th Congress. Burlington House. Received by Mr. and Mrs. C.A. Oakley, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Marshall, Chairman SAAC. Gvs reception and dancing; c/u pianist and percussionst (3.25). Tuesday 14th August Visit to Hiram Walker whiskey distillery Dunblane. Gvs visitors filming the events (3.45). [B&W] Gvs Ceilidh in Cavendish Ballroom (5.29). 15th August [COL] Coach trip to Trossachs, brief comic shot delegate being left behind by the bus; piper with delegates walking by a burn; pan over scenery and buses; Gleneagles Hotel; delegates file in, some are recording events on film (7.31). 16th August Group pose for photo. Visitors outside Glasgow City Chambers boarding coaches. C.A. Oakley and D.M.Elliot (in kilt) walk past camera together. Lord Provost (Sir Victor Warren) welcomes C.A. Oakley (8.06). Boat cruise for visitors down Clyde (9.27). Friday 17th August Cruise "doon the watter" on paddle steamer Waverley. Gvs halt at Larbert (12.33). Saturday 18th August Group outing - train crossing Forth Bridge. Lord Provost (Sir James Miller) greets visitors outside Edinburgh City Chambers (13.52). Sunday 19th August. The End (13.55)

[Please note actual running speed is 18fps, total running time at 18fps = 18.31 mins]