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Reference number: 9482

Date: 1969 - 1975c

Sound: silent

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 28.33 mins

Description: Amateur footage of family events in the late 1960s and early 1970s, including Christmas celebrations, a First Communion and holidays in Italy, Spain and Malta.

See also refs 9479 9480 and 9481

Shotlist: [no title] - gvs children and adults playing on outdoor roller-skating rink at caravan park on sunny day (2.27) young girls posing for camera - lines of boys in school uniform come out of building, followed by girls in first communion dresses and veils - boys and girls gather outside for photographs - family groups pose for photographs, children help baby to walk (5.26) int shots in living room, family gathered to open presents on Christmas morning - presents include sweets, Spirograph, a space hopper, Daktari annual (6.30) gvs family at table having Christmas dinner - adults open Christmas presents, including clothes, a typewriter, jewellery - c/u hand-made sign 'Merry Xmass 1969' - gvs presents on display, including Hotspur annual, Matchbox Superfast track, Joe 90, Sooty, banjo, painting set, Girls Own annual, table tennis set, dolls, pram, Star Trek, Motorific Giant Detroit Torture Track (9.43) shots of children coming into the room, looking at display of presents - children open more presents and play on space hopper, toddler sits on rocking horse chair, boy plays banjo (12.07) shots of woman lying sunbathing on sandy beach, laughing and trying to fasten her bikini top, getting sand in her mouth - gvs other women sunbathing, sitting in deck chairs, some with sunburn marks - gv shore and women walking towards camera, pan across busy beach with pedalos, sun umbrellas, hotels in background, pan along coast, men playing with ball, pier - women walk out into water and paddle (14.52) high shots from hotel balcony, pan from shore to car park, swimming pool - women sunbathing on beach - shots of family walking along pavement in Italian town, shops in background - shots of family settling down on deck chairs at beach, woman putting on sun tan lotion - woman in water, pretending to dive in - pan along beach, hotels - family bathing in sea and on pedalo (18.46) high shots of family in and around hotel swimming pool (19.48) gvs buildings of Venice from boat on lagoon, passing Santa Maria della Salute, Palazzo Ducale - shot of clock tower on Piazza di San Marco, pan around piazza, busy with tourists to Campanile (22.08) shots from window of aircraft passing over snowy mountain range, probably the Alps, then coming in to land, possibly at Glasgow Airport (23.34) high shots of busy hotel swimming pool - gvs family sunbathing on beach at Lloret de Mar and playing in sea, walking along beach (25.11) high shot of Sliema Point Battery, Malta, Il Fortizza restaurant, cars passing on waterfront, pan across Sliema - gvs coastline and town - pan along houses and fortifications at sea - gv street and pan across square in Valletta past Church of St. Catherine of Italy - family posing for photograph in square - gvs docks of Valletta from botanical gardens (28.33)