SILVER BUTCHER

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Fish and fishing

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Amateur Film Festival (SAFF)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: SILVER BUTCHER

Reference number: 7234

Date: 1952

Director: [filmed by W.S. Dobson (Primus)]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 8.28 mins

Description: A man has great difficulty making his own fishing flies, so he gets a friend to demonstrate the nine stages of making a 'Silver Butcher'.

Silver Butcher - Scottish Amateur Film Festival entry 1952 - commended.

Paper record held at 2/3/35.

Shotlist: Scottish Amateur Film Festival 1952 - Commended - title - int shot man reading book at fireside (0.27) c/u shot of tying fishing hook (0.40) man inspects hook and throws it away in disgust (0.47) shots of man telephoning woman (1.19) woman arrives at his house (1.29) man clears desk and woman starts work on hook (1.58) c/u instructions book, woman winding thread round hook (2.28) stage 2 instructions, woman fixes tail to hook (2.46) man watches and smokes pipe (2.48) stage 3, tying silver thread to tail (3.13) stage 4, flat silver tied to shank (3.42) stage 5, oval silver tied to rib (4.09) stage 6, hen feather tied on (4.31) stage 7, feather trimmed (4.55) stage 8, duck feathers attached (5.58) stage 9, trimmed and varnished (6.25) shot of perfectly finished hook compared with man's previous attempt (6.30) ext shots of man attaching hook to rod (6.50) shots of man setting off on river on rowing boat, angling, landing fish and dropping it back in - The End (8.28)