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  • Leisure and recreation
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  • Water and waterways


  • Amateur


  • 1940s

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Reference number: 5806

Date: 1940s c

Director: [filmed by Mr Mark]

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 30.24 mins

Description: Family enjoying leisure activities in and around Arran.

Filmmaker worked as projectionist with Highlands & Islands Film Guild

Shotlist: [shotlisted from Beta SP compilation tape. Manual control track]

[B&W] gvs of people in fancy dress walking down village streets, some collecting money from onlookers (1.08) [COL] two men walking down country lane in Arran and over rocks on river, looking at lighthouse in distance, meeting woman and walking with her (2.13) man in kilt holding beret and walking down grass hill, woman being thrown down sand dune by two men, two men and woman walking through head high ferns, walking in countryside, calves in pen, man and woman giving man birthday bumps, man and woman play fighting, kilted man walking to shore line, waves coming in, pan of countryside, c/u of cat/flowers/old lady, men loading sand on horse drawn cart, pan of countryside to two buildings, carts on rail track, old woman beside red car and walking away down street, ext of house, old woman outside house smelling yellow flowers and talking to young man, countryside, seagulls on shoreline, running river, bridge, jetty and fishing boat approaching it, men moving cart full of something to and from boat and shore via track (9.27) children doing sports events, including sack, three legged and wheelbarrow races, bicycle control, obstacle and flat races, adults doing races, good legs competition, people socialising, tug of war competition, pillow fights (11.35) fishing boat in small inlet (11.50) couple walking in countryside, then going swimming in sea and fooling about on shore, relaxing on beach, walking home up track (15.40) pan of shore (15.52) people coming off bus, bus sign says Brodick Arran, people inside bus (16.28) view of dock and steam ferry coming into it (17.10) woman being tickled, two men on small boat with out board motor going along water (17.56) women and children walking in country side, flowers, little boy rolling egg down hill, women and children rolling down hill, shots of Glen Rosa? (19.52) mother and children looking at waves crash against stone jetty/flowers in graveyard, walking along country lane/countryside (20.48) two small boys (twins) fishing with lines on sticks (21.13) twins walking in trees, paddling in water, being pushed in cart, raking up cut grass, family walking through woods, having picnic, relaxing by shore and swimming (27.22) snow on hills and view of sea taken from ferry, wash from ferry, hills covered in snow and sea (29.30) houses on hill, people waving at camera (33.09) fishing boat surrounded by seagulls (30.24)