HAPPY NEW YEAR, a

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Places:

  • Dundee

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HAPPY NEW YEAR, a

Reference number: 9024

Date: 1965*

Director: [filmed by George Gibson]

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 6.21 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a group of friends celebrating New Year at home.

Film-maker was George Gibson, a keen amateur and a member of a cine club in Dundee at the time.

Shotlist: gvs of groups of people in living room, including George Gibson and his wife, celebrating New Year, drinking, chatting - shots of woman putting record on to record player, groups of people dancing - shots of guests on settee, small Christmas tree in background - shots of older couple posing for camera, and group of people chatting on settee (2.36) shot reel-to-reel tape recorder on floor - shots of couples dancing, slow dance then the Twist - shots of women posing for camera, couples fooling around and kissing (4.31) more dancing ['Tina' painting on wall in background] - couples fooling around, slow dancing, some people leaving - Mrs Gibson dancing - couple pose for camera before leaving (6.13) [black] (6.21)