LAST TRAIN TO BEECHWOOD

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Home life
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Biographical
  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Series:

  • This scotland

Decade:

  • 2000s

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Title: LAST TRAIN TO BEECHWOOD

Reference number: 7687

Date: 2004

Director: d. Kirsten Simonsen

Sponsor: Scottish Television, Grampian Television, Scottish Screen

Producer: Inge Ejbye Sorensen

Production company: Hopscotch Films

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 24.00 mins

Description: The model railway that Nicholas built as a child is threatened with destruction. An eccentric and obsessive enthusiast, he organises a reunion for his childhood friends and restores it for one last nostalgic journey. [synopsis from Scottish Screen brochure "New Scottish Short Films 2004"]

Part of 'This Scotland' documentary strand, broadcast on STV.

Nicholas Oddy is a Senior Lecturer in Design History at The Glasgow School of Art [correct at January 2010]

Credits: Thanks to Nicholas Oddy, Margaret and Revel Oddy, Samantha Folcarelli, Elspeth Ramsay, Tim Jeffery, Rowan Mitchell, Michael Miles, Donny Campbell, Brian McCormick, Arlene Jeffrey, Clara Glynn, Simon Stephenson, SMG TV Resources, Glasgow School of Art

dubbing ed. Paul Wilson
online ed. Simon Hipkins
add. sd. Brian Howell, Mike Thomas
add. camera Alan McSheehy
p. co-ordinator Claire MacKenzie
p. man. Fiona Clark
ed. / add. camera Martin Hartnett
ed. Chris Bowman
original score Jan Kolle
exec. p. Becky Lloyd, Agnes Wilkie, Henry Eagles
exec. p. for Hopscotch Films John Archer
d. / camera Kirsten Simonsen

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