HOUSE FILM NO.2 FROM MAY 20th 1968 TO DECEMBER 4th 1968

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos
  • Women film makers

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HOUSE FILM NO.2 FROM MAY 20th 1968 TO DECEMBER 4th 1968

Reference number: 3522

Date: 1968, May - December

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.31 mins

Description: Record of the construction of a house.

See "HOUSE" at ref. no. 3521, for continuation of house building. See also ref 3523

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.] shot of crane hoisting beam, shot of men fixing lintel in place (1.25) shots of scaffolding supporting house (1.33) shots of men talking inside shell of house (1.47) shots of men working on house (2.36) ext shot of houses (2.50) shots of slates on ground, shot of house with roof slated (2.58) shots of men working on unfinished houses (4.10) brief shot of house completed without windows (4.15) shots of men working and carrying building materials (4.41) shots from behind of houses (4.54) pan shot of surrounding gardens and backs of houses that look onto site (5.09) shots of guttering and pipe materials, more shots of men on scaffolding (5.29) brief shot of man walking beside river with bridge in background (5.31) shots of underground piping in floor of house (5.56) shots of roof being erected, shots of men applying cement to brick walls (6.53) shot of window frame with polythene in it, shot of men talking/looking at paper plans (7.04) shot of man screwing holes in pieces of slate, shot of slate being lined up beside house (8.22) shot of men on roof laying slate, shot of roof fully covered with slates (9.00) shot of man applying cement in between bricks, shot of man attaching slabs of granite to the wall of house (9.42) int. shots of house with insulation on the walls, shots of cabling in rooms (11.01) shots of houses and gardens/allotments (11.20) shots of man hammering pieces of plaster board onto walls (12.17) shots of man hammering floorboards into place (12.50) shots of upturned ground and earth surrounding houses (13.26) shots of men building entrance posts into houses, shots of men building drainage system (14.19) shots of wooden stairway inside house, shot of window frame, shot of man installing shower handset onto wall (14.51) shots of men preparing drainage system, installing drain in ground and moving scaffolding (17.17) shot of house with garage roof erected with poles holding it upright, shots of men constructing pipes for houses (18.42) shot of roads and houses surrounding building site, shot of riverside and bridge (19.21) shots of men installing glass in window frames, ext shots of houses with windows in place, shots of drains and ground surrounding houses (20.31)