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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Religion

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: HOST, the

Reference number: 2582

Date: 1988

Director: [d. Pat O'Neill, asked for his name to be removed from the credits as he didn't feel able to finish the project and felt that it could not be called his work.]

Sponsor: Scottish Film Training Trust, Scottish Film Production Fund, BFI

Producer: Andrea Calderwood

Production company: Last Supper Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 12.00 mins

Description: A drama based on the short story "Supper on the Wall" by Hugh McBain. Archie wins on the horses and organises a small party in his house. Alone, he lays out 12 bottles of beer, 12 fish suppers and a half bottle of whisky whilst talking to a mural of the Last Supper. [A trainee film produced by young people during their year on the Scottish Film Training Trust Programme]

A trainee film produced by young people during their year on the Scottish Film Training Trust programme. The film toured the Scottish Regional Film Theatres and was entered for the Celtic Film Festival 1989.

Credits: from the short story "Supper on the Wall" by Hugh McBain

Cast
Archie Patrick Lewsley
Eddie David Heller
Rab Billy Armour
John Ray Jefferies
Barman James Boyce
Chris Freddie Boardley
Glasgow Arts Centre Drama Group

p. Andrea Calderwood
prod. co-ord. Sara Barr
ass. d. Bill Clark
continuity Susan Deighan
production team John Booth, David Gilchrist
lighting camera operator Kay Sheridam
focus puller Lorna Will
camera ass. Jeremy Kelly, Paul Mellon
grip John Gorman
electricians Stephen Arthur, Robert Etherson
sd. rec. Allan Young
sd. ass. Stuart Wilson
m. David Galbraith, Stevie Christiee
ed. Lindy Cameron
ass. ed. David Gibson
stills Tim Hilton
set design Cas Stewart
art d. Barbara Herman Skelding
scenic artist Kevin Gallagher
costume Rodger Parker
hair / make-up Brenda Stride
stand-by props Pat Harkins
construction Ross Balfour, Chris Higson
art dept. ass. Tony Sheridan
art dept. runner Anvar Khan

With thanks to the following for their generous contributions and support: Black Cat Studios, Cine-Europe, GHS Motion Picture Services, Skyline Film and TV Productions, Freeway Films, SCOPE Picture Productions, BBC Scotland Film UNit, Scottish Television, In-Video, Polaroid UK, Rank Film Laboratories

Thanks also to Paddy Higson, James Kelman, Peter MacDougall, Guy Douglas, Eddie Burt, James Coulter, Mick Coulter, Kevin Cowle, Tom Hilton, Alan Stewart, Robin Wilson, Phil Tomes, Norrie Pollock, Alistair Campbell, Lee Leckie, Alexander MacKenzie, Maureen MacKenzie, Alistair Walker, Angus MacAllister, Derek Livsey

Additional thanks to Tennant Caledonian BreweriesCoronation Restaurant, Jim Gray Betting Shop, Freddie Young Casting, Picardy Pictures, The Warehouse, Viz Ltd, Ritchies, Botany 500

Produced with financial assistance from Scottish Film Training Trust, Scottish Film Production Fund, British Film Institute

© 1988 Last Supper Productions

[d. Pat O'Neill, asked for his name to be removed from the credits as he didn't feel able to finish the project and felt that it could not be called his work.]

Shotlist: Archie wins on the horses and organises a small party in his house. Alone, he lays out 12 bottles of beer, 12 fish suppers and a half bottle of whisky whilst talking to a mural of the Last Supper (12.00)

A drama based on the short story "Supper on the Wall" by Hugh McBain. Archie wins on the horses and organises a small party in his house. Alone, he lays out 12 bottles of beer, 12 fish suppers and a half bottle of whisky whilst talking to a mural of the Last Supper. [A trainee film produced by young people during their year on the Scottish Film Training Trust Programme]