DUNOON OCCASIONS

Showjumping and ponies at the gymkhana at Dalchenna near Inveraray in the late 1950s. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: DUNOON OCCASIONS

Reference number: 2872

Date: 1958 / 1966

Director: [filmed by Don Sawkins]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 23 mins

Description: Various events in Dunoon shot by local cinematographer. Footage includes a visit by HM the Queen on the Royal Yacht Britannia, a gala day, a yacht race, a vintage car rally, a fete and a ceilidh.

Shotlist: No credits. Kirkin' of the Council; Council members process into church [woman wearing Provost's chain] (0.59) Queen's visit from Royal Yacht Britannia gvs parade, crowds and soldiers waiting for the Queen; shot Queen coming ashore, and returning to the Royal Yacht (2.16) exts. West Highland Pottery; tearoom; potter at work, finished pieces [dark] (2:63) [1959*] sports/gala day; gvs crowd; raffle for a bottle of whisky; Highland Night and Barbecue, carving spitted pig; Scottish Country Dancing; high jump; young Highland dancers holding prizes. (5.15) vintage car rally (5.44) golf tournament; prize-giving by Provost (7.10) launch of yacht "Sceptre" and other racing (10.09) replica "Comet" on 150th anniversary, shots of vessel off shore (11.20) Ardkinglass Fete; brief shot staff dancing; clergy arriving at the house; gvs house and grounds during fete; speech (15.04) Dalchenna Gymkhana (17.36) Dunoon Gaelic Choir ceilidh (19.50) [as ref. 2871] entrance hall to Pavilion Theatre (20.18) Soda fountain patrons (20.29) ints. of stage show by Clark & Murray (22.04) fireworks (22.56)