HOLIDAY DUNOON

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: HOLIDAY DUNOON

Reference number: 2871

Date: 1950s

Director: cam. Don Sawkins

Sponsor: Dunoon Development Association

Production company: Radiant Film Production

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 21.08 mins

Description: A promotional film for the holiday resort of Dunoon and Clyde coast showing holidaymakers on steamers arriving at Dunoon and Rothesay, Iona and Staffa. Ballroom dancing and a ceilidh in the Pavilion Theatre and events at the Cowal Highland Games are also included.

Credits: ed. John Fletcher
comm. Leonard MacGuire
sc. Frank Dougan
sd. rec. Park Film Studios

Shotlist: [Please note shotlisted from VHS copy, timings converted from 25 fps]

Credits. map of Clyde destinations (0.23) Steamers and cars arriving at Dunoon; pan over pier; shots of Dunoon townscape (1.37) gvs Dunoon as holiday resort - putting green; children paddling in out door pool; people on beach; a boat trip; water sports; scenics, gardens etc. (5.13) steamer Jeanie Deans; ms band of fiddle accordion and banjo on deck; ints. bridge (6.52) gvs steamer trips on Clyde Coast. Various steamers, Rothesay, Kyles of Bute (7.26) [as ref. 2872] Clark & Murray billing outside Pavilion (7.15) patrons enter; eat an ice cream sundae; gvs dance number from Clark & Murray stage show (7.58) ballroom dancing; ceilidh, including brief shots of a speech by the Provost, and performance from a choir [as ref. 2872] (8.35) elevated shot crowds listen to acts playing on a bandstand, c/u crowd, c/u band with child singer (9.29) holiday makers walk up to a vantage point; entering Morag's Fairy Glen (9.56) gvs of a pottery; girls playing catch on the beach (10.08) the gardens of Castle House; children on the putting green and angling on the pier, man angling in the river; hill walking view from the hillside; golf, bowling, tennis [as ref. 2870] (13.18) coach tour to Oban; c/u coach names "Round the Hill","Colintravie"; peopel file onto bus, red and cream fleet in background; ints bus intercut with views of route; visitors walking in gardens of Inverary castle (15.00) gvs steamer to Iona, Staffa (15.22) brief shot Rest and be Thankful race (15.35) coach tour return journey; scenics (16.23) net fishing at sunset (16.47) Cowal Games - pipes and drums parade; children display hornpipe; Highland dancing; high jump; race (19.05) massed pipe bands gvs (19.45) fireworks (20.16) steamer leaving (20.31) Write for Dunoon official Guide to Publicity Office, Dunoon ecs (21.08)