ALL ON A SUMMER'S DAY

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Subjects:

  • Food and drink
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • MARSHALL, Frank M.

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: ALL ON A SUMMER'S DAY

Reference number: 3801

Date: 1936

Director: [filmed by Frank Marshall]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.54 mins

Description: Various activities enjoyed on a summer's day by a young couple including swimming, golfing and a picnic.

Entered for what became Scottish Amateur Film Festival, the Open Competition, 1933. Won prize for best non-fiction film. Swimming pool scenes shot at Prestwick.

Shotlist: [shotlist re-timed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

title [B&W] Family sitting around table having tea (0.20) "What about going a picnic today?" Family at table "Muriel, You phone and ask Aunt Nettie and Uncle Nat to come." (0.50) Little girl sitting on table making phone call (1.54) Mother and children preparing food for picnic hamper, girl drops bottle of milk and it smashes (3.35) Children with their buckets, ball and skipping rope getting into car (3.56) Shots of car along road (4.51) Arriving at picnic spot (6.00) men building a fire and filling kettle to boil on fire, men smoking cigarettes (6.43) [COL, very faded] Women and children picking flowers (7.21) shot of men sitting at fire (7.36) more shots of flower picking (8.15) Men lying in the sun/sunbathing (8.21) children and women in fields with flowers, visuals of landscape (8.49) Children tickling the men who are sunbathing (9.10) food and drink is laid out and eaten (9.36) throwing stones and playing in the water (10.08) drying clothes at fire (10.18) packing up picnic (10.33)