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  • Dundee


  • Media, communication and the creative industries


  • Amateur
  • Instructional


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 9030

Date: 1966*

Director: [filmed by George Gibson]

Production company: Dundee Cine Society

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 4.41 mins

Description: An amateur cine club instructional film demonstrating different methods of film splicing.

One of a series of Dundee Cine Society amateur instructional films: See also res. 9023, 9029 and 9031

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

Shotlist: title over shot of 8mm film editor / viewer - shots of woman sitting at table demonstrating tape splicing: loading tape, trimming film, joining - shots of woman sitting at table demonstrating cement splicing: loading film, scraping emulsion off, applying cement, removing joined piece and testing for strength (3.25) shot of magazine page demonstrating different types of splice, frame-line and overlap - animated list of virtues of good-quality splice: 'Strength, Flexibility, Accuracy, Silence, Invisibility' - A DUNDEE CINE SOCIETY INSTRUCTIONAL FILM (4.41)