LIGHTHOUSE RELIEF

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Places:

  • Orkney Islands
  • Shetland Islands

Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: LIGHTHOUSE RELIEF

Reference number: 3571

Date: 1937*

Director: filmed by H M Lauder

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.37 mins

Description: The boat "Grace Darling" takes keeper out to lighthouse [Muckle Flugga, Shetland]

Shotlist: Title. Shots of the boat the "Grace Darling" going down the slipway, men getting into it, shots taken from boat of rocky coastline and of lighthouse on top of rock [Muckle Flugga, Shetland] (1.39) boat landing at lighthouse pier, lighthouse keeper on pier, and another keeper gets off boat, packages etc. unloaded (2.21) shot of man running up steps, and of other men with boxes etc. being moved up the steep rock face on rails, using a mechanical construction (2.40) shots of lighthouse beacon, flag (Ensign of the Commissioners of the Northern Lights), shots of woman going down steep steps on rock to boat (3.30) shot of boat being untied and of shore and l/s lighthouse, as boat pulls away (4.37) The End