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  • 1990s

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Reference number: 8529

Date: 1991

Director: d. Jim Hossack

Sponsor: [ Hibernian Football Club (?)]

Production company: On the Ball Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: unknown

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 58.00 mins

Description: A tribute to footballing legend Pat Stanton from his club Hibernian, on St. Patrick's Day 1991. Features comment and stories from team-mates and friends, as well as a trip down memory lane for fans of Hibs F.C.

For further information about Hibernian Football Club, see website at [last accessed 30/9/2010]

Credits: With special thanks to Jack Daniel's.... The Edinburgh Sheraton and Hibernian F.C. Supporters' Association

cameras Barney Easton and Varick Easton
sd. Raymond Orr
post production Cameron Communications
ed. Noel Nelis
The Producer would also like to thank the following Kenny McLean, Tom O'Malley, George Stewart, John Keating,, 'The Proclaimers' Patterson/Smarties/Medley, BBC Enterprises, BBC Scotland, Grampian Television, Scottish Television, The Glasgow Herald, Tony Higgina, Pat Higney, John Melrose, Willie McEwan and last, but certainly not least, the great Pat Stanton, whose footballing skills gave so much pleasure to so many
produced and directed by Jim Hossack
© 1991

Shotlist: [shotlisted from DVD copy]

montage of street scenes, Edinburgh City Centre. c/u saltire flag (0.23) c/u Hibernian FC rosette (0.27) exts Edinburgh's Sheraton Hotel [tribute event held there on St. Patrick's Day 1991] (0.34) ints hotel foyer as players past and present enjoy drinks prior to the glittering appreciation dinner (0.43) speeches (0.55) title (1.04) c/u Pat Stanton sitting at table (1.12) BW photos of Stanton in his younger footballing days, intercut with shots of people at dinner (1.39) [still] 'The Famous Five' - Gordon Smith, Bobby Johnston, Laurie Reilly, Eddie Turnbull, Willie Ormond (2.06) various still images of footballers, intercut with shots of them now, sitting at tables, some smoking (2.24) c/u card 'Pat Stanton Appreciation Dinner' (2.30) photograph of Pat Stanton (2.35) c/u programme '1875 - 1975 Hibernian FC Edinburgh Centenary Year. Premier League Hibernian vs Motherwell Kick-off 3pm', followed by footage of match and Stanton scoring goal (3.01) Alex 'Happy' Howden reads a monologue especially written for Stanton [intercut with some old photographs] - receives a standing ovation (7.49) various personalities comment on Stanton's footballing skill, and share some stories about the man and memories of their days at Hibs, including Tony 'The Hulk' Higgins (9.46) Joe Baker, who also comments on Eddie Turnbull and Willie Ormond (15.40) Pat Stanton, who also comments on Gordon Smith and Willie Hamilton and shares memories of the 1972 League Cup Final (19.47) c/u official programme 'Scottish Cup Final Celtic vs Hibernian Hampden Park Saturday 6th May 1972. Kick off 3pm." [v/o tells of Hibs defeat] (20.00) [BW still] Glasgow Rangers with cup after beating Moscow Dynamo in Barcelona in the Cup Winners' Cup final (20.10) [still] England beating Scotland at Hampden (20.23) gvs match Celtic vs Hibernian League Cup Final, Hampden [score 2-1] - includes Stanton scoring winning goals (29.44) gvs celebratory images as Hibs collect Cup (30.40) montage of images of Hibs over the years - Hi-Bees League Cup Winners 1972 /1973; Hibs FC Scottish League Cup Winners Dec. 9 1972; 'Turnbull's Tornadoes' team photo (32.53) various personalities comment on Stanton's footballing skill, and share some stories about the man and memories of their days at Hibs, including Jimmy O'Rourke (34.36) Arthur 'Flyer' Duncan, Big John 'Onion' Brownlie (35.44) George Stewart, who also remembers playing with George Best (38.18) Jackie McNamara and Bobby Smith (40.52) Murdo MacLeod and Andy Goram - leave with a message to the Hibs fans of today 'it can only get better' (43.06) exts Sheraton Hotel (43.11) montage of images from Hibernian football grounds packed with fans in the summer of 1990 when the very existence of Hibs was threatened. Includes footage of singers The Proclaimers and various players / directors making speeches and standing shoulder to shoulder with the fans (47.59) gvs football match Hibs v Dundee 1976 in the Premier Division (50.19) [BW] gvs football match Hibs v Rangers 1968 (50.57) gvs football match Dundee v Hibs 1967 (52.33) gvs football match at Muirton Park aganst St. Johnstone (53.31) [COL] gvs match, Pat Stanton scores (53.46) at the reception, Pat Stanton makes a speech of thanks (55.22) ecs (58.10)