OUTING TO LOCH, SPORTS DAY, POTATO PICKING, MAKING XMAS DECORATIONS, PRIZE GIVING PARTY, 1959

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • NEELY, Anne

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: OUTING TO LOCH, SPORTS DAY, POTATO PICKING, MAKING XMAS DECORATIONS, PRIZE GIVING PARTY, 1959

Reference number: 9428

Date: 1959

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.59 mins

Description: Amateur footage of activities at Castle Toward during 1959, including a Christmas party, potato picking and a trip to a loch.

Shotlist: [no title] - tracking shots from car along road at loch-side - gvs boys and girls playing on rocky beach, throwing stones - tracking shots from vehicle following coach approaching Castle Toward - boys get off bus - l/s children racing in field, staff watching from terrace - gvs 3-legged race, egg and spoon, staff watching from seats - boy feeding dog on terrace - staff give out refreshments and ice cream wafers, children pose for camera - minister adjusts the rope height for high jump (2.40) gvs woman feeding labrador puppies, chickens and dogs in yard - gvs daffodils and trees in castle grounds - gvs boys asleep in beds, wake up, go and get washed, make beds (5.17) gvs tractor at work in field and boys and girls picking potatoes, loading into back of truck, collecting full sacks (7.12) making decorations Christmas 1959 - boys stirring plaster in jug and pouring into moulds - boys and girls painting finished models, constructing candle-holders - children making paper lanterns - finished items placed on mantlepiece - headmistress and girls decorate large Christmas tree, boys blow up and tie balloons, labrador has a balloon tied round its neck - girls hang poster on wall (11.01) gvs Christmas party, children receive prizes, guest presented with bouquet - shots of headmistress and guests at top table - gvs children playing 'pass the parcel', dancing, c/u shots dancing feet (12.59)