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Reference number: 3117

Date: 1929

Director: [filmed by David Charles Bowser]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: Agricultural shows at Doune and Alloa and building work on the estate of Argaty.

Donor's father kept diary of the contents of his film. See notes on viewing with donor. See refs. 3112 - 3122, 3160, 3226 - 3244, 3319 - 3338. This film identified as A4 in film-makers diary. See Bowser on WAY IT WAS programme 77

Digitised clip from this title available, made possible by funding from the Scottish Cultural Resources Access Network (SCRAN) 2001 - 2002. Use of clips must acknowledge SCRAN as source of funding. See for further details.

Shotlist: Shotlisted with assistance of donor David Bowser.

A very happy Xmas to you all. Doune Show followed by the Highland Show at Alloa (0.19) gvs livestock, Clydesdale horses Barney and Jock from the estate entered (0.31) gvs stock (0.55) Highland Show. Last horse led by David Peddie (1.37) gvs (1.47) Harness class (2.38) Slow Motion Photograph horses in yard at Netherton Farm (3.23) sheep (3.56) Argaty and Overdale throughout the year Argaty. David Bowser's grandmother, mother and grandfather (4.10) [dark] (4.29) building garage at Argaty. Burning off brush (5.11) building cottage Croft Hope (for the chauffeur) (5.23) Hubert with pedal car built by Beardmores (5.45) Argaty, building of garage continued and chauffeur's cottage (7.05) car arrives at Argaty (7.14) baby Hope and nanny Strang [nurse employed as 'monthly' for young baby before she was handed over to Nannie] (7.19) building of Croft Hope continued (7.57) gvs dogs (8.03)

[Note. Garage reconstruction and building of chauffeur's cottage was to enable David Bowser's parents to move from Overdale house in Dunblane to Argaty to join his grandmother, by then a widow]