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Reference number: 3526

Date: 1946 / 1950

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.24 mins

Description: Film of family holidays in Collieston during the late 1940's.

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, shot of double decker bus approaching church, more shots of wedding guests entering church (1.28) shot of bride and her father walking into church, shot of bridesmaid holding brides veil (1.44) shot of bride and groom walking from church, shot of confetti being thrown at them (2.09) [Leader] (2.21) shots of children playing on beach, shot of man swimming in sea, brief shot of two old woman outside house (2.40) [B&W] shot of old man and woman sitting on bench, shot of the couple in garden (2.48) shots of women standing beside front door of house (3.05) shots of young boys swimming and playing in sea (3.14) shot of people playing cricket on beach being watched by crowd of younger boys (3.22) shots of small tents, shots of two young boys cooking on small stove outside tent, shot of boys eating bread (3.45) [COL] shots of Collieston, shots of family members walking and talking (4.06) shots of gardens and flowers, shots of family members walking dog, shots of women outside house laughing and talking (4.24) shots of sea at Collieston, shots of young children walking toward camera, shots of young woman diving into and swimming in sea (5.09) shot of three young woman swimming in sea, shots of people on beach and people in sea paddling (5.31) shot of model yacht in sea (5.48) shots of waves crashing against shore (6.41) shots of people sitting on harbour wall watching cricket match being played on beach below (7.00) brief shot of skies at dusk (7.05) shots of Collieston and sea, shots of small boats coming into shore, shots of men going out to fish, shot of woman washing fish and man cutting fish up(8.12)shot of house with man sitting outside with binoculars, shots of seagulls at shore (8.26) shot of man and woman making speldings (9.25) c/u shots of painted eggs for Easter, shots of eggs being rolled by young boys and women (9.56) shot of young boys and young women having picnic on hillside eating boiled eggs, shot of colourful egg shells broken (10.20) shot of young teenage boys sitting on bench, shot of woman and child on beach (10.36) shot of man with collie dog (10.43) shot of man and two boys sitting on ledge, shots of men on beach throwing rubber ring over net (11.13) shot of boy scouts raking weeds, more shots of rubber ring game, shot of all children lined up behind net on beach, shot of children building sand castle (11.59) gv's of busy beach (12.08) shot of two older men talking, shots of beach and sea and boat going out to sea (12.26) shots of family playing on sand (12.54 )[B&W] shots of fishing boats being winched onto shore, shots of waves and tents pitched by the shore line (13.15) shots of family in Sunday dress walking down lane (13.31) brief shot of kitten in someone's hand, shots inside church of auction (13.46) shots of people leaving church, shots of minister leaving, shots of people eating ice cream wafers, shots of children playing and queuing for ice cream inside church, shot of two children in kilts eating ice cream wafers, shots of cars outside church, shot of minister and his wife leaving church (16.07) shots of Collieston, the sea and houses (16.25) shots of people swimming and playing in sea with rubber rings and lilos, shots of crashing waves (16.59) shot of man in shop doorway, shot of women and man exiting shop (17.07) shot of young boy playing with pistols, shot of man (17.17) shots of children playing on sand dunes (17.50) shot of rowing boat leaving cove, shots of rocks and sea, shots of two women waving at camera (18.17) shot of young boy with rope tied around waist held by older man, walking down slope to sea, shot of boy being pulled up the slope (18.49) shots of farms and fields, shot of boys swimming in sea (19.02) [COL] shots of men and women sitting down drinking tea and talking (19.26) shot of sea/waves, shots of people swimming in sea, shots of rough sea and waves (20.24)