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Reference number: 8955

Date: 1952*

Director: filmed by Samuel Miller

Sponsor: Ayrshire Education Authority

Production company: Ayrshire County Council

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 28.45 mins

Description: A promotional film showing schoolchildren enjoying the sights within the range of Ayrshire Education Authority, walking along coastal routes, eating well and playing games.

Credits: Ayrshire Education Authority presents
ph. Samuel Miller

Shotlist: [Shotlisted from speed corrected .avi file using VLC media player]

ocs (.18) Title (.24) ocs (.29) A Pictorial Record of Holiday Treks available to Ayrshire school children between the ages of 12 and 15 (.38) Route A Alloway to Ballantrae (.46) c/u animated map same (1.00) boys walk through streets into school (1.38) Croy Bay and Culzean Castle (1.44) brief shot Culzean Castle; gvs children walking over beach (2.27) Maidens (2.30) three girls look out to the bay and run on the beach (3.26) teachers wave off older woman and girls from school gates (3.53) Turnberry Lighthouse (3.57) pan over beach; children walk through gate of lighthouse; tilt up same, c/u children leaning on rail at top (5.03) gvs children lacing on shoes (5.27) En route for Colmonell (5.30) children walk along coastal road, Ailsa Craig in b/ground (6.17) c/u sign "Colmonell" and pan street (6.37) Breakfast, which is supplied and cooked by the Schools Meals Service, provides fortification for the journey (6.44) gv's boys eating breakfast (7.52) boys walk along road with two teachers (8.36) And on to Ballantrae, where the party of girls in front are about to leave for home (8.43) girls and teacher leave house and walk towards bus; c/u Western SMT CS5258 departing (9.36) Route B Adrossan and back - via Skelmorlie, Rothesay and Lamlash (9.46) c/u animated map showing same (10.07) pan over flowerbed to bed planted "ARDROSSAN SEA SUN SAFETY" (10.35) gvs girls wave goodbye to teachers as they leave school, panning over promenade (11.38) A pack lunch and a bottle of lemonade is supplied each morning before setting out (11.47) children eating lunch on the beach (12.57) Largs - bed making (13.03) gv's same (13.52) A good wash - (13.54) girls brushing teeth and sitting over sink to wash (14.13) -And then supper, which is served by the wardens and escorts (14.19) gv's girls drinking mugs of hot milk and eating white bread in night dresses (15.12) At Skelmorlie there is time for a game in the evening- (15.18) children playing rounders? (15.25) -But next morning -off to Rothesay (15.29) hosts wave as the walking group leave; group walk into British Rail station at Wemyss Bay (16.09) gv's Jupiter departing; shots gulls in flight; tracking shot Toward lighthouse and boat emitting black smoke (17.24) ms unid. crew; ints. unid. crew at steering; tracking shot yacht and Royal Navy ships, approaching Rothesay pier (18.04) party disembark; elevated pan Clyde; walking group pass modern exterior of Stanley school (19.03) Now on to Arran and Lamlash (19.09) boys board ferry; tracking shot Goat Fell and mountains, approaching Brodick; boys walking off ferry (21.48) pan around mountains bay, beach and Brodick; boys wave to gathered women (22.32) Ardrossan - and home (22.37) tracking shot arriving at Ardrossan (22.55) THE MIDLOTHIAN (By kind permission of Midlothian Education Committee) From Curry and back covering some beautiful countryside (23.14) pan hillside field with stooks (23.52) c/u sign "PENICUIK"; pan to houses from park (24.27) Rosewall (24.31) ms children point to "TENNIS COURTS" poster; gv's children playing tennis and putting (25.47) Borthwick and the Castle (25.55) pan village; children walk uphill to Borthwick school (26.48) c/u sign addressed to "ALL PERSONS VISITING BORTHWICK CASTLE" (27.00) gv's children visit castle with teachers (27.31) Games at East Calder (27.38) children run out of school building to play handball game (28.45) ecs (28.45)