CARAVAN HOLIDAY TO CLACTON AND VISIT TO UNCLE ARCHIE

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Places:

  • Aberdeen

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos
  • Women film makers

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CARAVAN HOLIDAY TO CLACTON AND VISIT TO UNCLE ARCHIE

Reference number: 3505

Date: 1952

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: Film of a wedding, with shots of the couple and wedding guests. Pictures from a caravanning holiday taken by the family and shots of family friends visiting.

Taggart family owned a granite yard up until 1956 when they sold up, bought a farm at Marywell on Deeside and moved from the city to the rural life. Both mother, Nannie, and daughter Nan, chronicled the early years of their new lives on the farm on film. Nan Taggart and cousin Glen Ross interviewed about the films on THE WAY IT WAS, Grampian TV, transmitted October / November 1994.

Shotlist: [col] Our Wedding (0.04) shot of young couple holding hands in a garden; c/u engagement ring on woman's finger (0.18) shot of wedding invitation (0.33) shots of wedding gifts on display, including dining sets, towels and sheets, hoover (1.33) shots of the bride and her father, shot of the bride her father and the bridesmaid, shot of the father with younger brother, shot of the mother of the bride (1.52) ext shot of Ferryhill South Church (2.02) shot of two men in kilts standing by the church entrance, shots of the wedding guests standing by the church doors, brief shot of the minister (3.01) shot of bridesmaid and best man walking toward church, more shots of the wedding guests (3.41) shot of the bride escorted by her father, walking toward church, entering the church and the church doors being closed behind them (4.30) The End of the Beginning (4.32) shots of street in Clacton, shots of family walking along lane, shot of family in front of car pulling caravan (5.26) shots of man and young boy playfully wrestling on grass (5.41) family shots outside a bungalow with flowers in bloom in the garden, shots of family members sitting on bench against house wall (7.09) shots of family driving off in car waving to camera, shots of Colchester, ext shots of Colchester Cathedral (7.45) tracking shots from a moving car of fields and other cars on the road (8.23) brief shot of a castle and surrounding river and countryside (8.29) shots of family and man taking pictures of the person holding the camera (8.58) shots of the Forbes Arms Hotel, shots of sheep (9.15) shots of train leaving Aberdeen for Kings Cross (10.03)