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  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
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  • Amateur


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 3290

Date: 1961 - 1965c

Director: filmed by William S. Dobson

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.52 mins

Description: The village of Colinton Sunday School events during the 1960s. (10 mins)

From collection of film of village life in the Edinburgh parish of Colinton 1945-1971.

Shotlist: Gv's several Sunday School picnics - picnic filmed before 1964 [Col] Coastal site, possibly the Rosebery estate at Dalmeny, picnickers enjoying themselves despite heavy rain and mist - includes shots of John Horne on left hand side, Douglas Fordyce, Dorothy Smith, Mary Yeaman Sunday School teacher in red coat and headscarf, Ronald McLeod in red jersey, Mrs Margaret Smith and Janet McBain, Bob Roberts, Rev Dr Mackie Laing, Countess of Rosebery, Margaret Foggo in rainmate (3.11) [b&w] races, scenes at picnic on the Dalmeny Estate c.1962, including shots of Edith Meirs on left, Mary Bean middle, Marie Bunting on right, possibly Lord Rowallan, Marie Saltoun holding baby, John Bunting, Bert Ronaldson local trader doing the cooking, Bob Roberts, Morton Boyd (Nature Conservancy Council), Janet McBain left, Jane Roberts centre, Fiona Ross right, Mrs Margaret Ross, with Mrs C McBain by fence, Margaret and Logan Smith (7.47) different picnic, Cramond c.1963, including shots of Stella McLeod, Janet McBain, Fiona Ross, Mr Horne Sunday School superintendent (9.52)