CONTEST

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire
  • Fife
  • Glasgow
  • Stirlingshire

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: CONTEST

Reference number: 4080

Date: 1974c

Director: d. Douglas Gray

Sponsor: The Royal Bank of Scotland

Production company: Park Film Studios

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.00 mins

Description: Various sporting events sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland. Features a Pro-Am golf tournament featuring Sam Torrance and Henry Cooper, athletics at Meadowbank Stadium, Edinburgh; RSAC 1973 Scottish Rally, equestrian events, cross country running, shooting and swimming.

Credits: nar. David Findlay
sc. Percy Huggins

Shotlist: Title (0.11); men racing around a track (0.20); taking off at the starting blocks (0.24); golf (0.25); car racing (0.27); horse jumping (0.35); high jump (0.41); sprinting at Grangemouth 1973 (0.47); Pole Vaulting (0.55); Relay race (1.02); Hammer (1.04); sprinting (1.07); High Jump (1.07); pole vaulting (1.12); long jump (1.15); Hammer throwing (1.21); Tom Thomson, Scottish Junior High jump champion (1.26); Meadowbank Athletic Stadium (1.32); 800m, Ray Weatherburn Indoor champion of 1974, (1.46); Pole vault (1.48); javelin (1.51); c/u audience (1.56); hurdles 200m Don Halliday (2.27); audience (2.30); woman's 400m, including the sisters Evelyn and Christine McMeekin, Anne Littlejohn and Mary Munro (3.35); spectators (3.40); Show jumping at Strathblane (4.59); Audience (5.02); distance swimming (5.10); boys shooting (5.25); Cross country running (5.48); boy horse riding (5.59); junior 1500m run (6.19); horse riding (6.47); shooting (6.52); running (6.54); show jumping (7.02); Awarding of prizes, Royal Bank of Scotland sign in background (7.13); Cawder Golf Course, Larry Marshall, Henry Cooper and Ken Buchanan, Dalmahoy Golf Course , gvs of golfing, featuring Norman Wood, John Panton, Sam Torrance, Ronnie Shade, Eric Brown, Andrew Brooks [1973 Pro Am tournament] (11.55); car rallying, rally car with Royal Bank of Scotland emblem on the car, Bill Taylor and Ian McIver (12.50); shot of the rally cars, crowd (13.15); pan of rally car, car stuck in mud (13.26); start of race, The Scotsman and Shell sponsoring the race, pan of Royal Bank of Scotland car (13.37); pan of car park (13.44); c/u of steward and time keeper (13.46); Rally driving through Forest of Kielder (14.21); men getting into rally car (14.25); R.S.A.C. 1973 SCOTTISH RALLY START, sign, Lord Provost of Glasgow flagging off drivers at the starting position (14.56); Rally race sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland, through a forest (16.04); Dumfries street, crowd in street watching cars pass through (16.15); cars driving along country road to the next stage in the race, Rest and be Thankful (16.55); Driver stopping at the service car (17.32); gvs of cars and army Land Rover driving along country roads (18.05); soldier on a radio phone (18.08); Rally cars, spectators (18.35); FINISH sign (18.36); cars passing the finishing line and being timed (19.20); gvs of sports in Scotland (19.36); ecs (20.00)