LAST TRAM, the

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  • Edinburgh Cine and Video Society (ECVS)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: LAST TRAM, the

Reference number: 5877

Date: 1956

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.21 mins

Description: Family film showing the life of an Edinburgh family with two children in the 1950s and the Last Tram in Edinburgh in 1956.

Shotlist: Gvs of a country landscape. Young woman plays with a dog in a garden, then shot of her holding a baby boy, followed by her mother (?) also holding the baby. (1.22) Shot of the house and garden. Woman and two grannies play with the baby. Shots of baby sitting in pram, playing, in a playpen and a highchair. (3.44) Dogs in garden eat from a bowl. Mother dog feeds her pups. (4.13) Shot of the wee boy in a snowsuit playing in the garden in the snow. (4.58) Plays in garden with toys and the dog. Plays on the beach with his mother. Gvs of family at the christening of the next child. (6.57) Gvs of York. Granny holds baby girl in garden while little boy plays in sandbox. (8.26) Gvs family on the beach. (9.34) Gvs of Edinburgh streets and trams in Last Tram Week 1956 (10.41) Gvs flowers in the family garden and the family eating al fresco. (12.51) Gvs of family by stream and by beach. (13.50) Gvs of fisherman catching and boxing crabs. End (15.21)