BONSPIEL CURLING, ABERFOYLE

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Places:

  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Television news

Series:

  • Scotland today

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: BONSPIEL CURLING, ABERFOYLE

Reference number: T2359

Date: 1979, February 7

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 14.34 mins

Description: Television footage of the Grand Match bonspiel on Lake of Menteith in 1979, including aerial shots of the frozen lake.

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Roll 1 - 305ft
(0.00) blank (0.03) aerial shot of curling matches in progress on Lake of Menteith - gvs curling matches in progress on lake - shots of helicopter approaching lake and landing on ice (1.46) brief talking head Mr. Walsh?, organiser of bonspiel - c/u shot of sign 'The Grand Match, 1979 - Lake of Menteith, 7th February' - shots of curlers queuing outside building - shot of men sliding supplies out on to ice on upturned table - gvs of Lake of Menteith Hotel and curlers pulling stones out on to ice - shots of curlers wearing glengarries with feathers (3.58) talking head Mr. Walsh? about weather conditions required to host the bonspiel and the organisation involved (4.54) gvs of curlers taking stones and equipment on to ice and organisers scraping and sweeping rinks - shot of children being pulled on old-fashioned sleigh - shots of curlers preparing and helicopter landing on ice - shot of helicopter in air - shots of official preparing charge for miniature cannon - brief shot of speech and three cheers to start the bonspiel, pipers and officials march out on to ice, official prepares to fire the cannon to star the bonspiel - gvs of frozen lake, children sliding around, rinks in distance - brief shot of match (8.11) blank (8.16)

Roll 2 - 235ft
(0.00) blank (0.02) shots of curlers dragging stones and carrying equipment on to ice at frozen Lake of Menteith - gvs of frozen lake, curlers chatting, games in progress (1.14) aerial shots over frozen lake, showing curling matches in progress (1.29) blank (1.33) brief shot of helicopter in flight - more aerial shots over frozen lake, showing curling matches in progress, moving in to some closer shots, players waving to camera (5.19) [countdown leader] (5.28) more aerial shots over frozen lake, showing curling matches in progress (6.18) [blank to 9.05]