MONSTER, the

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Places:

  • Highlands, the

Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Celts and celtic culture

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MONSTER, the

Reference number: 5107

Date: 1976

Director: p. & d. Arthur H. Wolf

Production company: Centron

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.48 mins

Description: An overview of the reasons for the Loch Ness Monster legend and discussion of various sightings.

Credits: as told by Lady Rosemary Belhaven & Stenton, Island of Islay, Scotland
cin. Robert Rose
ed.dir. Trudy Travis
p. ass. Margaret F. Duncan, Glasgow, Scotland

Shotlist: credits ...it is always called Loch Ness and it is probable that the name would have been synonymous with mystery and dread even without the presence of a monster (SCOTTISH FIELD MAGAZINE) (0.23) shot Loch Ness (0.36) talking head of Lady Rosemary (0.59) c/u Loch Ness (1.11) Lady Rosemary (1.20) gvs Loch Ness (1.46) man with camera on banks talking (2.31) man indicating monster, which resembles a plesiosaurus, on chart with insert photos of sightings (3.41) pan shot of Foyers on Loch Ness and gvs. (5.01) tracking shot from car of road through trees (5.14) signpost for Culloden battlefield (5.21) pan shot over battlefield with c/us of markers of fallen clans (5.49) shots Drumnadrochit fort (6.54) gvs Loch Ness from various angles (7.47) pan shot of abbey at Fort Augustus (8.00) talking head of monk? (8.30) c/u stone gargoyle (8.40) c/u recent roadby Loch Ness ( 8.50) talking head of monk? (9.48) brief shot of Loch (9.51) talking head of farmer Jock Forbes (10.13) hand held camera shot through woods (11.03) trees in silhouette (11.22) Loch at night (11.35) unidentified talking head (12.07) gvs. Loch Ness (14.07) talking head Lady Rosemary (14.37) ecs (14.48)