HOUR OF THE EAGLE

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Title: HOUR OF THE EAGLE

Reference number: 2856

Date: 1975

Director: filmed by Ian Rintoul

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 19.18 mins

Description: Dramatised account of the Luftwaffe bombing raid on Edinburgh on 16th October, 1939 told from the viewpoint of both sides of the combat. [Awarded in 1976 Movie Maker's Ten Best Winner and Best Editing and Best Soundtrack Trophy].

Entered in the Scottish Amateur Film Festival 1975. See paper archives for background information. See also film refs. 2700, 2701, 2855.

TV extracts have been shown on BBC, Grampian TV, Granada TV and Scottish TV. Also shown to the public in Glasgow Film Theatre.

Credits: sd. mix John Welford
sequence d. Jim Cuthbert, Ron Miller
p.a. John Barron, Les Knott
effects ass. Steven Begg, Robert Stephen
military res. J.J. Millar
titles Alexander Peacock
narr. David Harper, Egan Miessnor, Douglas Strang
cast Ron Fraser, Steward Pyke, John Hilton, John Amos, Larry Sutherland, Norman Tinlin, John Avon, George Lawrie, John Smith and Officers and men of the Royal Navy RNVR (Forth Division), Royal Air Force, Air Training Corps, Territorial Army

Shotlist: Dramatised account of Luftwaffe bombing raid on Edinburgh on October 16th, 1939 told from the viewpoint of both sides of the combat (20.00)