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  • Aberdeenshire


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  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos
  • Women film makers


  • Taggart, Nan


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 3510

Date: 1958 / 1965c

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: Footage of wedding and various caravanning trips taken in 1958.

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 wedding guests entering church, shots of guests posing outside entrance to church, shots of flower girl and her family (2.01) shots of bridesmaids getting out of car coming toward the church, c/u's of the bridesmaids (2.26) shots of wedding car arriving at the church, shots of bride and her father outside the church, shot of bride by herself outside church, shot of father and bride entering the church (3.12) shots of the bride and groom exiting from church with the rest of wedding party, shots of the bride and groom and shots of the wedding party (4.08) shot of bride and groom leaving the church by car (4.28) shots of bridesmaids talking (4.34) shots of mother and father of the bride and groom outside the church, shots of wedding guests leaving the church (5.05) The end of the beginning, shot of car with caravan beside river, shot of woman coming out of caravan, shot of man walking around caravan and getting into the car, shot of car and caravan driving away, snow on the surrounding fields (5.41) shot of water works and the resulting falling water (5.49) shot of the Glenfinnan monument and surrounding countryside (6.01) shot of men in a dingy, gv's of the sea and beach, shots of caravans on a field overlooking the sea (6.52) shot of woman entering caravan, shots of boys and men clearing rubble off the road (7.05) shots of icy beach and caravan overlooking the sea (7.11) shot of boys in dingy rowing back to the beach, shot of boys getting out of dingy and pulling it onto the beach (7.32) shot of caravan, shot of woman paddling in the sea, shots of chickens on the beach (8.03) shots of boys up a tree,shots of cows and chickens around the caravans, snow on the ground (8.18) brief shot of landscape with snow covered hills in the distance (8.21) tracking shots from inside car of snow covered hills and rainy conditions (8.48) shot of sign for the Four Seasons Hotel (8.54) shots of boats being sailed on the loch (9.28) shots of caravan site and surrounding countryside, shot of man and woman attaching caravan onto car, shot of children cleaning caravan (10.10)