RAINDROP

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The beauty of nature in close-up - raindrops on leaves and spiders’ webs. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Experimental
  • Nature
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee
  • McConnell, Edward ‘Eddie’

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: RAINDROP

Reference number: 3149

Date: 1975

Director: d. Ed [Edward] McConnell

Sponsor: Films of Scotland

Production company: IFA (Scotland) Ltd

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.00 mins

Description: The story of a drop of rain, from dripping leaf to rushing stream.

See also ref. 6860 for a similiar film made by McConnell.

Credits: m. composed and played by Iain McHaffie
ph. Edward McConnell

Shotlist: Title (0.08) c/u drops attached to undersides of leaves, spider's web, rosehip. (1.53) drops hitting calm water; c/u interference between waves (2.39) shot calm flowing water, using special effects (3.18) gvs water flowing away from a source spring; stream (4.34) c/u rowan, beech, foxglove (5.02) shot river washing over granite stones (5.44) re-enactment group reaping a wheat field using scythes, in costume. (7.21) re-enactors sing to a fiddle tune (8.17) c/u river running white (9.10) pan up still bw photograph of Indian? man and cow seated on parched farmland (9.30) c/u river flowing (10.08) swan swimming on a calm stretch of river (10.33) ecs (10.57)