JOTTINGS

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Places:

  • Borders
  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: JOTTINGS

Reference number: 3536

Date: 1939

Director: filmed by Henry William Howey

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.00 mins

Description: Timber felling in the Borders and a family day out at Edinburgh Zoo.

Shotlist: credits. (0.14) [in the Borders region] shots of men felling trees, trimming branches (1.07) timber being taken to mill on horse drawn cart; timber being sawn at mill; planks being laid on pile (1.41) shots of stacks of timber; horse drawing in more timber (1.51) A 'Field' Day The Old - shot of horse drawn plough at work -and the New. shot of ploughing using a tractor. (2.43) Over the Fence sheep and lambs (3.02) With Grandma- Shot of a woman weeding her garden. c/u terrier (3.44) An Outing Two women get into a car; shot of pair having a rest beside road with terrier; getting back into car. (4.54) Shots of a dredger at work at Tweedmouth dock (6.37) Shots of animals at Edinburgh zoo, including beavers, pelicans, seals, penguins, baboons (9.52) children [including the donor as a little girl] being taken round zoo on a cart pulled by a lama, and on top of an elephant, gvs people walking round zoo (10.07) Storm Clouds over Europe - and so the World goes on The End (11.07)