RIVER DEE

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Places:

  • Aberdeen
  • Kincardineshire

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: RIVER DEE

Reference number: 3948

Date: 1939 *

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.16 mins

Description: Traces the path of the River Dee from its source in the mountains, giving a brief snapshot of some of the towns it passes on its way.

Shotlist: gvs highland landscape, tracing the path of the river Dee from near its source (5.10) m/s and c/u wild deer (5.36) gvs Braemar streets, including houses and hotel (6.10) gvs landscape following river Dee (7.17) brief gv a street in Ballater followed by heathery landscape (8.36) brief gv a street in Aboyne, brief gv a main street in Banchory (9.35) further gvs River Dee, brief shot of steam train and street scene (showing mother and child with pram) in Peterculter (10.44) brief shot harvesting a field with horse-drawn harvester with stooks in background, followed by shot of Union Street, Aberdeen, showing trams, cars, pedestrians (11.16) shots of Marischal College building, Aberdeen University (12.03) further footage of union street followed by gvs at fish market by Aberdeen harbour, also showing the steam fishing boats and catch being unloaded by basket and a pulley system (14.23) shots of fishing boats leaving and entering harbour (15.16)