McEWAN ON THE MARCH

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Food and drink
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Comedy

People/organisations:

  • Edinburgh Cine and Video Society (ECVS)

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: McEWAN ON THE MARCH

Reference number: 6406

Date: 1965c

Sound: silent

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 1.21 mins

Description: Amateur comedy short featuring animated beer cans on a table.

Shotlist: [shotlist retimed from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

Handwritten title. Can peers around door jam; stop motion sequence of beer cans moving through a doorway on the carpeted floor (0.33) Beer on table; cycle through a sequence of cans and bottles of different brands on one spot on a table [Harp lager, McEwans, Pils, Carlsberg]; ending with a line of cans topped with bottles (0.54) Beer for Strength. Beer cans form tower on table and then collapse. Yes McEwan is the best (1.21)