HOME IN DUNDEE - FAMILY EXCURSIONS

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  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: HOME IN DUNDEE - FAMILY EXCURSIONS

Reference number: 8431

Date: 1955c

Director: [filmed by John Morris]

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 15.30 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a visit home to Scotland by a couple working in the jute industry in India, including family trips to Edinburgh and picnics in the countryside.

Material uncovered by production company during making of documentary about jute, 'Brian Cox's Jute Journey' for BBC.

[Please note the viewing copy may display some visible defects such as flicker]

Shotlist: [shot-listed from mini DV - manual control track]

[no title] - shot of Dundee city sign - shots of Anne Morris and David Winton playing on sledge and in snow on country road - gvs snow-covered countryside at Murroes Road, Dundee, young girl Isobel Christie, dog Rusty and Anne Morris playing in snow - more countryside gvs - Isobel playing in snow with Morrises (3.20) countryside gvs in spring, crocuses, daffodils, gorse, shots of Anne and Margaret Morris admiring flowers in garden (4.04) shot of public park - lambs in field - high panning shots from Balgay Hill across Dundee and Tay in background (5.16) view along busy High Street - shots from terracing of football match at Dens Park, Dundee v. Third Lanark, Third Lanark score a penalty (6.20) gvs of Tay Bridge, Dundee Law, high shots of Nethergate from Old Steeple Church, harbour and Tay - shots from ferry on Tay, harbour, passing ferry, approaching Newport-on-Tay - shots of Anne Morris, Nell and David Winton on country walk at Den o'Mains - shots of swans, bay with cliffs, beach and small harbour at Auchmithie with fishing boats (8.57) shots of Meikleour beech hedge, waterfall, river, family group sitting on bridge, gvs of loch and mountains - shots of family group beside Austin Somerset, including James, Margaret, Bob and Anne Morris (10.22) shots of Walker Cup golf competition at St. Andrews, 'USA v. GB' - gv of Edinburgh Castle - Edinburgh street scene, l/s Ramsay Gardens and Mound, Scott Monument, gvs cannons at Edinburgh Castle - gvs Edinburgh Zoo, bear, elephant, giraffe, penguins, polar bears, camel (13.03) shots of family group on country walk in Sunday best - Anne Morris, Margaret Morris and Bessie Mollison sitting on doorstep knitting and chatting - shots of family group on picnic at Monifeith, playing ball game 'Donkey', including Alex and Nell Winton, Margaret and James Morris, Sarah and Jessie Farrow, David Morris, Bob Morris and fiancee Alene, Wemyss and Ina Shepherd (15.30)