SIR ROBERT LORIMER: A Sense Of Place

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Places:

  • Ayrshire
  • Edinburgh
  • Fife
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Arts and crafts

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: SIR ROBERT LORIMER: A Sense Of Place

Reference number: 4665

Date: 1981c

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 19.29 mins

Description: Charts the life and work of eminent Scottish architect, Robert Lorimer.

Teaching notes to accompany this film are held at the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

Shotlist: m/s gvs various examples of Scottish baronial architecture (0.51) title, superimposed upon pencil sketches of Edinburgh as it looked in Lorimer's childhood (1.52) ext. shots Kelly castle followed by shots of its gardens (3.14) pencil sketches illustrating Lorimer's passage to the study of architecture (4.12) ext. and int. Earlshall castle and gardens, Fife (4.53) ext. Newark castle, Fife (5.25) c/u pages from architectural journals of Lorimer's day; still photos of Edinburgh (8.29) ext. Lorimer''s baronial house, Brackenburgh, Cumbria; ext. Rowallan, Ayrshire (10.06) ext. and int. Ardkinglas house (11.17) ext. shots various other examples of Lorimer's Scottish country houses (13.05) examples of Lorimer's buildings in England; ext. shots Lorimer's Scottish ecclesiastical commissions, including ext. and int. Thistle chapel at St Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh (14.53) c/u WW1 conscription posters; gvs Lorimer's war memorial at Edinburgh Castle (16.50) int. and ext. Lorimer's home at Gibliston, Fife; portrait of Lorimer (17.54) ext. Balmanno, Perthshire (19.02) ecs (19.29)