FAMILY 1969 - 1976

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Title: FAMILY 1969 - 1976

Reference number: 3529

Date: 1969 / 1976

Director: [filmed by Nan Taggart]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 27.50 mins

Description: Family film of events affecting family throughout the early 1970's. Shots of the Taggart Granite Works being sold, shots of younger members of the family, shots of a family wedding.

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: [shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

(0.00) [col] shots of River Dee covered in snow, shots of Duthie Park, shots of people ice-skating on snow in park, shots of children sledging in park (1.41) shots of River Dee having burst its banks; pan from house to River Dee opposite, shots of garden in bloom (3.06) general shots of Taggart Granite Works (4.25) shots of men inside and outside in Granite Works (4.45) shots of auction for Works, shots of crane in yard being dismantled and removed (7.53) shots of garden and large paddling pool and caravan (9.45) shots of family playing with roses from garden (11.02) shots of transit van pulling caravan driving out of driveway of house, shot of caravan in site (11.46) ints. of caravan and woman putting kettle on stove; pan of caravan beside stream (12.22) shot of caravan site, brief shot of girl on swing (12.43) shots of people in rowing boats in stream (13.01) shot of women in bathing costumes going into sea at Lossiemouth Beach, shots of people in sea and on sand, shot of small sailing boat in sea, shot of military aircraft flying over head (14.47) brief shot of ferry 'Rosehaugh, Inverness' (14.53) shot of young baby in nappy walking and waving to camera, shots of family drinking tea in back garden, pans of back of house to sea, exts of greenhouse (16.28) ints of men in caravan, shots of young boys playing in baby walker and on toy milk van in back garden (18.34) exts of cottage with three older men and women standing outside, shot of older women sitting in back of transit van (19.47) shots of forklift truck on building site (20.28) A lovely day for Ann and David who got wed at Ferryhill South Church on Saturday 18th September 1976 with a happy ending. shots of various wedding guests standing outside church, shot of bridesmaid and best man, shot of bride and father and bride and bridesmaid outside church, exts of church (25.30) shot of minister standing in church doorway, shot of bride and bridegroom emerging from church, shots of wedding party outside church, shots of bride and groom, shots of couple in back of wedding car being driven away (27.39) shots of guests outside church talking and laughing (27.50)