FAMILY 1946, January - 1953

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Title: FAMILY 1946, January - 1953

Reference number: 3527

Date: 1946 / 1953

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.43 mins

Description: Film of family events from sports day at school to holidays at Collieston.

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: [B&W] shot of little boy sitting down, shot of two women and man in uniform, shots of family with man in uniform (0.47) shots of young boy running toward camera, shots of boy on tricycle (1.06) shots of boys playing on beach (1.26) shots of young boy holding hands with older male relative (1.39) shots of two brothers playing in the snow in back garden, shots of them making snow man, shots of older brother pulling younger on sleigh, shots of boys rolling snow in street (2.36) shot of girl and younger boy throwing snowballs over camera and at each other (2.53) St. Margaret's School. Biology Camp At Dinnet, June 1946. shots of women gathered around fire eating and drinking, shots of backpacks lying on ground (3.30) shot of woman and young boy sitting on piece of wood drinking and talking, shot of girls washing dishes, shot of girl walking dog (3.44) Sports Day - 1946. shots of women racing on plant pots, shots of girls in school uniform on bicycles, shots of relay race, shots of flat racing (4.47) brief shot of two older women talking (4.50) Group - Class 5 Senior group shot of girls in school uniform, shots of tennis courts and grounds (5.10) shots of woman in bathing costume and swimming hat, diving in sea and swimming in sea (5.42) shots of beach at Collieston, shots of children in sea, shot of model yacht, shots of boys in small rowing boat in sea, shot of boy carrying four dead fish on hook (6.39) shots of family in bathing costumes playing ball in the sea (7.30) shot of older man and woman crossing bridge that leads to farm, shots of people at farm house (8.09) shot of model railway set, shot of tape recorder, more shots of model railway, shot of trains crashing (8.58) shot of man on house roof, shot of fire coming out of chimney, shots of firemen putting out fire, shot of fire engine (9.35) shots of school boys in white uniforms at sports day, shots of boys competing in three-legged race, shots of flat racing (11.01) shots of football stadium holding mock jousting tournament (11.22) shots of rowing competition (11.43) shots of pipe band marching, shots of engine boat races, shot of Viking ship on river (12.23) [COL] shot of Corrichie Monument, shots of family beside monument, shots of cars and buses on road, shots of Highland fusiliers playing drums and bagpipes, shots of policemen, shots of people sitting around marquee, shots of pipe band playing, shots of ranger scouts with kilts on (13.49) shot of man swimming in sea, shots of men and boys diving into sea, shots of two boys talking by sea wall, more shots of diving (14.49) shot of woman and young girl in bathing costume, brief shot of woman sunbathing in deck chair (15.02) shot of boat docking with people aboard (15.16) [B&W] shot of man sitting on garden bench, shot of the man examining roof of shed and measuring the shed (15.51) shot of couple walking toward camera, shot of couple with baby, shot of two older woman dressed heavily sitting on bench (16.38) shot of painted china plates and bowls, cups and jugs, shots of visitors to China Painting Exhibition in March 1952 (17.58) [COL] Fraserburgh New Showyard and Cottage January - 1952. shots of granite head stone yard and cottage, shots of family members walking up a road (18.40) shots of young man in kilt standing on snow covered ground, more shots of yard and cottage, shots of woman and two children standing in front of car (19.26) shots of men constructing roof for garage, shot of boy and grandfather on garage roof hammering (20.06) shots of family entering house with luggage, suitcases and food, shots of beach at Collieston, shots of boy laughing into the camera (20.34) shots of sunset coloured sky (20.43)