Full record for 'DUNBAR - THE A1 RESORT'

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  • East Lothian


  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel


  • Promotional


  • Campbell Harper Productions


  • 1970s


Reference number: 1815

Date: 1970c

Director: d. James Hickie

Sponsor: Dunbar Joint Publicity Committee

Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 19.40 mins

Description: A promotional film for the holiday resort of Dunbar it shows holiday-makers arriving by train, visitors exploring the harbour and castle, amusements and sports available and nearby Tantallon Castle.

Credits: ph. Gordon Hickie
sd. Douglas Gray
commentary Michael Elder
cast Seona Mason, Bill Hutchinson, Lesley Clarkson, Chantal Gerber, Margaret Harding, Francois Gerber, Eddie MacFarlane with Jean Myles
contin. Seona Mason

Shotlist: Credits (.15); V/o quote from John Muir of Dunbar, conservationist, as he describes his childhood in the town. Children dressed in Victorian costume on shore (1.35); Gvs Dunbar. Holiday-makers arrive by train and car. Shots of hotels, caravan sites, etc. Gvs Dunbar as visitors explore harbour, castle and shops. Exterior Tantallon and Edinburgh Castles (7.03); Beach (8.04); Amusements, games, putting, golf, bowling (10.00); North East of England Juvenile Marching Band on annual visit. Crowning of Gala Queen (11.15); Vintage vehicle rally (11.50); Various events (12.14); Teenagers in disco (12.45); Harbour, race horses being trained on beach. Pony trekking. Sand yachting (14.30); Interior of pub (14.45); Touring outlying areas by car (15.53); Open-air swimming pool, Miss Dunbar Bathing Beauty contest (18.00); "Scottish Night" in local hotel (19.22); End credits (19.40).

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