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Reference number: 7260

Date: 2004

Director: d. Jim Hickey

Sponsor: Scottish TV, Grampian TV and Scottish Screen

Producer: Robin Mitchell

Production company: Black Robin Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: Digital Betacam

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 24.00 mins

Description: Robin Mitchell finds the 'lost' film that his father produced, uncovering its fascinating story and reuniting his father with the director after sixty years in this moving documentary about the enduring magic of cinema. [synopsis from Scottish Screen brochure "New Scottish Short Films 2004"]

Part of 'This Scotland' documentary strand. Broadcast on STV 24/8/2004.

Winner of Saltire Society Grierson Grierson Award for Short Documentaries at the 2004 Edinburgh International Film Festival. Featured at Detroit Docs film festival in Detroit, USA 12 - 14 November 2004.

Article in Sunday Times, August 8th 2004. Scotland on Sunday's piece on the Edinburgh International Film Festival published 11th July 2004.

Credits: Thanks to Auchterderran Golf Club, Auchterderran St. Fothads Church, Robin Bankhead, Yvonne & Barry Brown, Bill & Joan Colston, Fergus Hill, Fife MIMAC, Jo Holland, Anne Mead, Alison Mitchell, May Mitchell, Margaret Penman, The Royal Lyceum Theatre Company, The Royal Order of Scotland, Leo Tavendale.

p. man. Rebecca Knapp
d. ph. Andrew Begg
camera ss. Stephanie Bates
add. camera Laura Binnie
sd. rec. Cameron Mercer
sd. designer Graeme Neilson
original music Jack Potter
ed. Stephen Anderson
post production The Post Facility, Glasgow
exec. p. Agnes Wilkie, Henry Eagles, Becky Lloyd
p. Robin Mitchell

In memory of William Rollo Mitchell 1923 - 2003