CASTLE TOWARD CHRISTMAS NATIVITY PLAY 1963 / SPORTS DAY 1963

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • NEELY, Anne

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CASTLE TOWARD CHRISTMAS NATIVITY PLAY 1963 / SPORTS DAY 1963

Reference number: 9430

Date: 1963

Director: filmed by Anne Neely

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 18.17 mins

Description: Amateur footage of activities at Castle Toward around 1963, including a nativity play, sports day and playing in the snow.

Credits: cast castle Toward pupils
musical producer Rose Geddes
art director Betsy McVicar
stage manager Hugh Murray
wardrobe mistress Jenny Penrice
p. Anne Neely
with the co-operation of James Hudson, headmaster

Shotlist: CASTLE TOWARD CHRISTMAS NATIVITY PLAY 1963 - credits (1.30) gvs children singing around Christmas tree, all dressed in colourful clothes - scenes from play, including children dressed as Christmas tree and snowman, girls dancing around dressed as snowflakes, Three Wise Men bearing gifts, shepherds lay out blankets around fire, see the star and follow it - scenes of Mary and Joseph in the stable with the baby, shepherds arrive, Three Wise Men arrive and offer gifts, followed by others coming to pray and sing - The End (12.49) night-time gvs of Christmas decorations in city centre, possibly Glasgow (13.24) SPORTS DAY 1963 - high shots of sports field laid out for sports day - gvs obstacle race, lemonade being handed out to children, officials and guests, young girl playing with dog, spectators watching from terrace (15.53) gvs Castle Toward and grounds under snow, paddling pool, main buildings - children go out with a sledge, throw snowballs - women pass in a Ford Anglia - children throw snowballs in the grounds and pull a sledge along the road - shots of sledging down an icy hill and boys carry large lumps of snow - dog runs around in snow (18.17)