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  • Aberdeen
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Bute
  • Dumfriesshire


  • Leisure and recreation


  • Amateur


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 9565

Date: 1961c

Director: filmed by James S. Anderson

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 18.49 mins

Description: Amateur footage of family visits to Galloway, Dumfriesshire, Rothesay and Aberdeen.

See also refs 9566, 9567 and 9568 for the other films in this collection.

Shotlist: [no title] - brief shot National petrol station on main road - gvs people visiting Bruce's Stone at Glentrool, c/u shots National Trust notice - group of people standing on street at Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart - man and woman in gardens of Burns Mausoleum in Dumfries, walking around St. Michael's churchyard - gv street (1.58) tracking shots from car in countryside, entering Moffat - gvs gardens - pan across countryside to road - c/u roadsign to Beattock and Ae, tracking shots along A701 (3.58) int shots in house, woman bathing baby - shots of Renault car driving away from house - woman dressing baby after bath - shots of cattle in field (6.35) gvs across Firth of Clyde, tankers in distance - gvs along Albert Road and Kempock Street in Gourock - gvs firth, passing tankers and paddle steamers (8.26) tracking shot from car past Cloch lighthouse - gvs firth and road, tracking shot from car - gvs pier and station at Wemyss Bay, pan across houses and church on shore - passengers boarding steamer and on deck - shots from departing steamer, passing ferry - gvs on deck, gulls in flight, passing vessels, ensign, Toward lighthouse - gvs approaching pier at Rothesay, passengers disembarking on pier, steamer Queen Mary II at pier, pier buildings, Queen Mary II departing - shots from departing steamer, shore and coastline, Queen Mary II sailing alongside - gvs coastline, approaching Wemyss Bay pier, passengers disembarking - shots of car deck on steamer, vehicles disembarking (15.10) group of young people walking along sandy beach and climbing steep rocks at water's edge (16.58) group of people on deck of ferry St. Ninian at quayside, Aberdeen harbour - gvs harbour and tug, St. Ninian departing (18.49)