Full record for 'MY ROOM. VIA ANCONA 21'

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  • 3rd party copyright
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  • TAIT, Margaret


  • 1950s


Reference number: 8551

Date: 1951c

Director: [filmed by Margaret Tait]

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: Non-Fiction

Running time: 2.45 mins

Description: Interiors of Margaret Tait's room when she stayed at 21 Via Ancona, Rome, Italy. Brief shots of her belongings (shoes, films, teacup) and then views of the street as seen from a balcony window.

Original can handwritten with 'My room, Via Ancona 21' . See also ref. 6235.

Margaret Tait was a student at the Centro Sperimentale di Cinematographia, Rome around this time, presumably this film shows where she stayed?

Shotlist: [shotlisted from Digital Betacam tape, manual control track]

(0.00) ints Margaret Tait's room [21 Via Ancona, Rome, Italy]. Slow shot, revealing items such as shoes scattered on floor, a china teacup on table, pencils in a box, bed, film cans, raw film stock bundled up, reel to reel film [sound?] player, a copy of thef British Medical Journal, a hot water bottle (1.40) view from balcony window, looking at piazza with statue and then closer to street below. exts buildings (2.00)

[Note: Timing is 2.45 mins @ 24fps]

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