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Reference number: 3506

Date: 1953 / 1954

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.30 mins

Description: Holidaying in a motor caravan through Perthshire, Fife and Stirlingshire. Footage of a Cine Club outing to a power station and dam.

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] shots of family in and outside motor caravan (0.25) shots of hillside and campsite with tents and caravans (0.41) shot of woman sunbathing outside motor caravan, shot of old house/castle in the distance (1.04 )shot of village and Glen Clunie A.A phone box, tracking shot inside motor caravan of roads and fields (1.50) shot of young woman washing motor caravan with her arm in plaster (1.59) shots of hillside and cottage with roses in the garden (2.22) ext shot of another motor caravan (2.25 )brief shot of men in shallow river with the hills in the background (2.35 )shots of family having lunch in the motor caravan (2.49) shot of young son asleep in the back of motor caravan, shots of family relaxing in a field by the road (3.13) shots of carpark at Callander (3.22) shots of family on pleasure boat going across a loch, gv's of the surrounding hillside (4.01) shot of man pushing tree through field with a digger (4.13) shots of Fife, shots of the family on the beach and young woman going into the sea to swim (4.52) shots of young boy with Clydesdale horse, c/u of horse (5.05) shots from inside the caravan of woman washing dishes and man lying reading a book (5.20) shots of a main street with family on a bus, shots from inside the bus (5.57) shots of young boys outside Kirkmichael Post Office (6.00 )shots of family walking down street to Kirkmichael Hotel (6.18) shots of members of a cine club taking pictures of the countryside, shots of members getting back onto bus (6.50) shots of Pitlochry power station and dam, shots of members taking photographs and looking around, gv's of the power station and the surrounding countryside (8.13 )[B&W] two young boys carrying drums(?) (8.15) shot of soldier talking to man, shot of main street of town, ext and int shots of cathedral, shots of river and bridge over the river, shot of the stain glass window inside the cathedral, shots of family walking in grounds of cathedral (9.30)