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Title: (DUFFTOWN SCENES)
Reference number: 2683
Date: 1938 - 1955*
Director: [filmed by William Watt]
Running time: 14.16 mins
Shotlist: Yacht "Britannia" entering Aberdeen harbour. gvs royal motorcade in streets of Aberdeen. Yacht at quayside (4.11) Are you in this one? [colour stock faded badly to red *1939] children on cycles at start of parade? (4.44) [*1958] people pose for camera in street outside hall? Local bobby. People on pavement (6.24) [*1943] women and dogs, two women with a great dane (7.31) farm workers during break from work. Sheep shearers at work. Brief shot man sharpening scyth; Harvesting machine (10.11) flower beds (10.54)  boy holds up programme for the Empire Exhibition, gvs exhibition ground, the tower, globe showing Weir airline routes, using lines of blinking lights; shot of miniature steam train tour of the Exhibition, "Butlin's Railway" and dancing waters by night; (12.34) [1940s-50s] preparations for local fete? in grounds of big house; pipe band; people milling in grounds. (13.56) man speaks to camera, seated in front of a blue curtain, and by pink flowers (14.16)
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