SCHOOLSHIP

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The SS Uganda sets sail for Portugal, Spain and Morocco with over 900 Scottish schoolchildren on board. (clip)

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: SCHOOLSHIP

Reference number: T1294

Date: 1969*

Director: d. Joe Boyer

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 25.26 mins

Description: STV documentary on the subject of the Schoolship "Uganda" travelling to Portugal, Spain, and Morocco with a group of schoolchildren setting off from Greenock.

Credits: reporter Bernard Falk
camera Varick Easton
sd. rec. Garry Coleman
dubbing mixer Jeff Robertson
ed. Iain MacKenzie, Bill Robertson

Shotlist: [STV logo] (0.07) shots of school children boarding the cruiser "Uganda" at Greenock (0.59) shot of three boys settling into their cabin (1.15) shot of the "Uganda" with title of programme, overlaid (1.27) shot of boys settling in for the night in their cabin with one of the boys moving into a dream sequence with shots of Spain, Morocco - then waking up (3.29) shots of coastline and sea from the ship with children sun bathing on deck and swimming in the ship pool (5.45) shot of teacher lecturing about the Casbah moving onto gvs of the streets of the Casbah with the children wandering around the streets, including bartering with the street traders (12.53) shot of the cruiser moving onto another teacher with boy moving into dream sequence with the lad wondering about the ship at night (15.23) shots of boy in a empty Spanish bullring (17.04) children playing on a Spanish beach (18.04) shot of the side of the cruiser moving onto dream sequence where boy in navigating the boat (19.00) teacher lecturing, children playing on the beach, shots of boy in football stadium where the Celtic 'Lisbon Lions' had played in 1967 - he cuts a piece of turf from the ground (24.20) children singing on the deck of the cruiser with ecs (25.28)