Full record for 'QUEENSHILL CUP AT CASTLE DOUGLAS, the'

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Television arts

Decade:

  • 1950s

Title: QUEENSHILL CUP AT CASTLE DOUGLAS, the

Reference number: 0454A

Date: 1952

Production company: Templar Film Studios

Sound: mute

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3 mins

Description: Shots of an open air curling tournament on a frozen loch in Dumfriesshire.

The full film can be viewed online at Europa Film Treasures: http://www.europafilmtreasures.eu/PY/314/see-the-film-the_queenshill_cup_at_castle_douglas [last accessed 16/1/2009] Note that piano accompaniment has been added to this version.

Credits: A Newsflash Production for Templar Film Studios

Shotlist: Credits (0.14); brief shots of curling on indoor rink (0.19) Shots open air curling matches played on the frozen surface of Carlingwark loch, Castle Douglas, before a few warmly dressed spectators; c/u curler preparing his stone, before casting it on a wet surface [brief intercut of indoor footage, a curling stone headed directly towards the camera]; gvs match taking place on wet surface; teams shake hands, all at once (1.28) ls showing a number of matches taking place on the loch; gvs players casting stones, shaking hands at the end of the match; ms a group of three spectators (2.52); End credits (3.05).

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