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  • Fife


  • Sporting activities


  • Amateur


  • 1930s

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Reference number: 2823

Date: 1930

Director: [filmed by Frances Hedges Montgomery]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.43 mins

Description: Footage of an amateur golf championship at St. Andrews in May 1930.

From family collection, made by Frances H. Montgomery of Fife, burgh councillor in St. Andrews 1929 - ? Refs. 2821-2832.
See correspondence from son with background information.

See also ref. 2821, 2822,2825, 2826, 2827, 2828, 2829, 2830, 2831.

Credits: [assisted by family nanny / companion Miss Margaret Grant Smith]

Shotlist: Amateur Golf Championship St. Andrews May 1930 (0.05) gvs spectators grouped around start of course outside Royal & Ancient Club House with competitors teeing off (0.53) Tolley Jones and Heslett coming to starters box (0.57) shots of various competitors playing shots at different points on the course. Two men lying on the green, sunbathing (3.05) shots of steward in white coat and gvs competitors and spectators (rival cameraman in background at 4.07) (4.11) gvs players and spectators (4.24) Our Gloomy Dean "Have you heard this one?" (4.28) ms older man approaching camera (4.32) gvs players walking across course; putting (5.28) c/u two stewards laughing and gvs players (6.26) shots of Tom Webster demonstrating a drive (6.35) shots of prizegiving outside Royal & Ancient Club House. Winner presented with silver trophy then poses for press photographers (7.43)