STARRY ROCK

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Places:

  • Angus

Subjects:

  • Food and drink

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 2000s

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Title: STARRY ROCK

Reference number: 7574

Date: 2004c

Director: filmed by Daphne Barbieri

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 4.50 mins

Description: A short documentary about the Star Rock Shop in Kirriemuir which has been producing hand-made sweets since 1833.

See also refs 1752 and 7257

Credits: ed. Daphne Barbieri

Shotlist: [shot-listed from VHS - manual control track]

title - c/u shot Kirriemuir town sign - gvs Kirriemuir, streets and park, gvs Peter Pan statue - c/u shop sign 'Humbugs and Star Rock' - ext and ints of Star Rock Shop (0.48) c/u confectioner and gvs of preparation of sweets - sugar mixture being boiled in pans on old gas stove - temperature tested, ingredients added (1.36) mixture poured into cooling basin, then turned over and kneaded, then slung on hook and pulled, then cut and rolled (2.44) rolls shaped in hand-cranked machine - strings left to cool then broken apart and put in jars (3.12) preparation of Star Rock sticks - mixture rolled out on marble slab, then cut with secateurs, then packed - c/u shot of 'The Famed Original Star Rock' packet (3.47) pan with boiling sugar mixture, poured and left to cool - strings of horehound sweets, c/u shot of horehound packet - gvs of shop owner Geraldine serving at counter and customers leaving shop. ecs (4.50)