ARRAN HOLIDAY

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Places:

  • Bute

Subjects:

  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • MARSHALL, Frank M.

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: ARRAN HOLIDAY

Reference number: 3829

Date: 1946*

Director: filmed by Frank M. Marshall

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16.58 mins

Description: A travelogue around Arran. Filmed by the amateur film-maker Frank Marshall.

Shotlist: Title and credits (0.22) Brodick, favourite of many generations of holidaymakers, offers a variety of interests. Shots of people and cars disembarking ferry then ferry leaving harbour (1.30) gvs landscape and beach, children playing on beach, people playing putting, bowls, tennis (5.10) The afternoon steamer always draws a crowd. Shots of Glen Sannox steamer arriving at harbour, farm animals boarding / leaving ferry, ferry departing (6.32) shark fishing brings a novel industry to Brodick-Bay. Shots of shark fishing boats coming into harbour with catch. The shark liver yields valuable oil. Shots of shark meat being cut up (9.20) Sheep dog trials attract many visitors. Gvs same followed by breif shot of people on rowing boat on a small river, street scenes, landscapes, then people boarding a bus for a round Arran trip (12.15) At the top of the "String Road". Gvs landscape and sheep (13.33) At Lagg tea can be had in semi-tropical surroundings. Gvs same - people having tea outside in garden (14.22) Dougrie Lodge, residence of the Duke of Montrose. Gvs same (14.55) Some of the housing is less ambitious. Shots of whitewashed cottages (15.11) Lochranza, the most northerly village . Shots of boats in bay, ruined castle, street scenes, ext. Corrie post office (16.42) breif tracking shot as ferry departs Arran harbour, people waving on the quayside (16.58)