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  • Dundee


  • Amateur


  • 1970s

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Reference number: 9034

Date: 1972c

Director: filmed by George Gibson

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 9.27 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a mobile farrier fitting horse shoes outside a house.

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

Cataloguer's comment: Interesting footage of farrier's mobile workshop - brazier in rear half of converted Ford Anglia van, towed by his Rover 90 car.

Shotlist: [no title] - gvs ext of house, young woman holding horse by rein, farrier working on horse shoes with portable anvil - c/u fitting horse shoe - shots of young women and horse in back garden of house - more c/u shots of farrier nailing horse shoe in place, filing and hammering edges (2.53) shots of farrier using brazier in rear of trailer, converted from rear half of Ford Anglia van - fitting another horse shoe - shots of young women, Gillian, Irene & Anne riding horses, Gigi, Dusty & Donald, from rear of house on to street - shots of children playing in front garden on tricycle, woman standing in doorway (4.39) black and leader (5.05) gvs in field, women and children with ponies, German VW van and Daf car in background - young girl helped up on to horse - young boy and woman, car and horse (7.15) shots of girl with horse on lane behind house, farrier fitting horse shoes - girls lead young pony to farrier's van, farrier removes shoe as girl holds pony - c/u shots farrier filing and clipping hoof and removing another shoe - shot of farrier using brazier in converted trailer (9.27)