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Reference number: 3250

Date: 1939 - 1945

Director: [filmed by John Thorburn]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.31 mins

Description: A family enjoying some moments of leisure between 1939 and 1945 and the wedding of Mr and Mrs Charles Brown, at the time Mr Brown was Captain and Adjutant of the 4/5th (QE) Battalion The Royal Scots.

The wedding of Mr and Mrs Charles Brown took place on 27th April 1940 at South Morningside Church, Edinburgh with the reception at the Royal Hotel, Princes Street.

Shotlist: 1945* [faded - magenta cast] shots from a boat of yachts and houses on shore (0.56) family in garden (1.10) brief shot wedding party (1.25) picnic on beach (1.55) brief shot men with golf bags (1.58) [change of film stock to Kodachrome, 1946*] brief shot picnic, shot of the Bass Rock (2.50) children playing in garden (3.28) group of people walking on cliff top, (some of men in uniform) (4.08) [1942* Kodachrome] a visit to an abbey (?) and a walk (5.28) [27th April, 1940 Kodachrome] bride and groom [Mr and Mrs Charles Brown] on steps of South Morningside Church, Edinburgh and wedding party having photos taken (6.05) Captain of Royal Scots [Charles Brown] sitting on top of a taxi on Princes Street after wedding ceremony, watched by group of Free French sailors, shots of wedding party (6.29) [1939* Kodachrome] shots of golfers, c/u (Dave Willis?) (6.46) shots of a garden, family on beach (9.11) shots of people in garden of house; c/u a pair of lambs by a pond; angling on river; red-haired girl in red gingham picking laburnum flowers; people walking on beach near Bass Rock; gvs surf (10.31)