DOON THE WATTER

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Places:

  • Bute

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: DOON THE WATTER

Reference number: T1502

Date: early 1960s

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: mute

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 24.28 mins

Description: Rushes (?) of a programme following a family "Doon the Water" from Millport to Dunoon and taking in Rothesay along the way, included is an interview with Chic Murray in Rothesay outside the theatre he was appearing at.

Not transmitted (?) please note this film is mute ie there is no accompanying soundtrack.

Shotlist: family getting train tickets punched at kiosk before boarding train on platform 13 of Glasgow Central Station(1.37) tracking from train leaving the station passing briefly a steam train and onto the countryside, passing unidentified station(3.29) shot from inside of carriage with children looking out of window(5.13)family getting of train(6.05)family boarding ferry to Millport(6.31) family on board ferry(6.55) shot of Wemyss Bay harbour from ferry(7.20) shots of family enjoying the ferry journey(7.43) shot of a seagull(7.56) views of ferry cutting the water moving onto more general shots of the family on board(9.07)brief shot of the yacht the "Duchess of Montrose"(9.17) family getting of at Rothesay with a shot of the ferry "Arran" in harbour(10.12) clear stock(10.30) family getting of ferry(12.00) busy street scenes of Rothesay as family walk around(13.05) clear stock(13.25) family entering hotel, shot of Rothesay from bedroom window and boy looking out(15.25) family entering guest house? and leaving guest house(17.31) children playing on beach, making sand castles then playing on swings, slide and roundabouts(21.11) Chic Murray and family with dogs leaving a theatre with a sign saying "The Chic Murray Show" with him and unidentified woman being interviewed outside the theatre(22.45) unidentified family being interviewed(24.01) the same family - in Dunoon - around a spit with a pig? being roasted and members of the family eating the pig in rolls(25.33).