DUMFRIES ON THE NITH

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: DUMFRIES ON THE NITH

Reference number: 5557

Date: 1939c

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.30 mins

Description: Brief snapshots of industries and attractions in the Dumfries area.

Shotlist: Dumfries on the Nith. Gvs by river Nith - children swimming in the water. Brief shot unloading cargo from a ship in dock (0.40) street scene (0.53) Condensed Milk Factory. ext. factory; delivery lorry arrives with milk urns; man and woman hold can of "Carnation Milk " up to camera (1.20) Tweed Mills. m/s ext. mill buildings (?); brief ext. "Harrison's Mart"; brief ext. "Thomson & Laurie Royal Auction Mart"; c/u pigs sleeping in pen (1.52) Homes of Burns. ext. Robert Burns' house (2.35) Haunts of Burns. ext. ruins of Lincluden College (?) (2.51) The Globe Inn. ext. said building (3.10) St. Michael's Churchyard. gv R. Burns grave (3.30)