OUT SKERRIES

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Places:

  • Shetland Islands

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Ogam Films / Oscar Marzaroli

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: OUT SKERRIES

Reference number: 2691

Date: 1978

Director: d. Oscar Marzaroli

Sponsor: HIDB

Production company: Ogam Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.00 mins

Description: The lives of the fishing community on the Shetland islands of Out Skerries. [At the time of making this film the population was 84].

Credits: treatment & comm. Allan Campbell McLean
narr. Derek Cooper
cam. Martin Singleton
m. Aly Bain
loc. sd. Alex Brown
ed. John Gow

Shotlist: shot of rocky shores of Out Skerries, the Shetland Isles (1.38) night shots of fishing crew on the 'Comet' fishing boat mending the nets (2.34) shots of skipper in wheelhouse (3.09) [blank insert] (3.12) shots of the net being hauled in (4.38) int. boat and crew eating meal of fried fish (5.14) int. kitchen of the Anderson family in Skerries with the children eating breakfast (5.37) gvs landscape of Skerries and fish hanging to dry on line (6.17) children walking to school (7.07) shots of children playing cricket by sea (7.59) int. Skerries shop and woman ordering groceries (9.15) shots of two-man crew on lobster boat pulling in lobster creels and sailing home (11.28) on board the 'Comet' pulling in second haul of the day (12.46) crew gutting fish (13.11) woman filleting and packing fish in fish factory in Out Skerries (14.10) shots of the lighthouse keeper, his wife and mother knitting at home (15.19) 'Comet' coming into harbour (16.18) int. church at Thanksgiving and congregation singing (18.17) shots of congregation coming out of church (18.54) 'Comet' leaving harbour (19.13) gvs rocky coastline (19.54)