GROUP 5 COMPILATION

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Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • Group 5 / Clansman Films

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: GROUP 5 COMPILATION

Reference number: 4280

Date: 1950 - 1970, c

Production company: [ Group 5]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 20.46 mins

Description: Compilation of excerpts from Group 5' s body of films. Includes brief footage of Group 5 members shooting on location, and scenes from films "Oils for Neptune" [Reference: 4205] and Vortex [Reference: 3100].

Shotlist: [ALEX AND RANNOCH] [col] two boys run over heathery highland hills, afraid they are being "chased by aliens"; ms boys stop to speak by a dry stane dyke (1.44) spacer (1.49) [OPTICAL PRINTER] Ron Miller operating optical printer (2.57) [spacer] (3.00) [VORTEX STORM] two boys escape in a rubber dinghy (4.33) shots of dark clouds and wind blowing over grass; two villainous men argue about the escape; gvs boys rowing away, intercut with shots darkening sky and rough waves; both boys are washed into the sea (6.29) a prone body is washed onto the beach (6.38) spacer (6.46) [DOC CASTLE ESCAPE] children's period action drama film, c18th century Scotland. Exts three children are taken into a unid. castle (7.34) children are locked in a cell (8.30) prisoners are brought food by a maid servant; they discover a message: "Be ready when I return" tucked into their food (9.55) the maid returns, this time the prisoners are able to disable the guard and knock him unconscious; the four make their escape to a small boat, with a stolen pistol (12.56) spacer (13.01) [OILS CASTLE HEAD] two boys save three others locked in a room of a burning building (14.14) spacer (14.21) [OILS U/WATER] underwater shots of boys snorkelling and views of sea bed intercut with surface shots; diver retrieves two tubes from a lobster pot (15.58) spacer (16.07) [L4 ETC.] shots of the Group 5 film makers on sea shore location, recording wild track sound onto an EMI 1/4 inch mag tape recorder; (17.25) spacer (17.27) [KEN'S DOC TEST] [b/w] a man in 18th century period dress chases a boy dressed in a kilt through moor land. (18.16) boy stops at a river to drink, and catches a small fish in his hands (18.48) the man draws his pistol; boy throws his knife and runs (19.04) spacer (19.05) [THORNHAM] stills intercut with brief movie footage of Group 5 members filming on sea shore [including Ron Miller] (20.02)