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Film and TV
Weave me a Rainbow - Scotland's Textile Industries
[PDC2052] - 4 in Stock
A collection of films celebrating the achievements of the Scottish textile industry.
Royal Occasion June 22nd 1955 (1955) H M Queen Elizabeth and H R H Duke of Edinburgh, with Lord Provost Andrew Hood, visited carpet manufacturers James Templeton & Co of Glasgow in 1955. Produced by Templar Film Studios for Templeton & Co. Running time 9 mins.
From Glasgow Green to Bendigo (1961) A promotional film showing carpet manufacturing processes in the James Templeton factory, Glasgow. Directed by Robert Irvine. Camera Eddie Earp, Jim Goding. Editor Ron Trainer. Commentary written and spoken by Stuart Legg from a treatment by P. A. I. Rogers. Produced by Anglo Scottish Pictures for Films of Scotland. Running time: 18 mins, colour.
Weave me a Rainbow (1962) An award winning feature on the Scottish Woolllen industry. Directed by Edward McConnell. Assistant editor Cyril McConnell. Unit Manager Anne Eaton. Sound recording by James McKee. Animation by Halas and Batchelor. Music by Frank Spedding, conducted by Marcus Dods. Commentary spoken by Henry Donald. Produced by Templar Film Studios for Films of Scotland and the National Associaton of Scottish Woollen Manufacturers. Running time: 30 mins, colour.
Fine Floors (1963) Made to promote Kirkcaldy linoleum manufacturer Michael Nairn and Co Ltd, it shows the manufacturing processes and highlights the export trade of the company. Colour consultant Alexander C. Hardy, University of Cambridge. Running time: 26 mins, colour.
Island of the Big Cloth (Clo Mhor) (1971) The story of Harris Tweed and the life of the islanders who produce it. Produced by IFA (Scotland) for Films of Scotland and the Harris Tweed Association. Directed and photographed by Edward McConnell from a treatment by Murray Grigor. Commentary written by Charles Gormley. Running time: 22 mins, colour, Techniscope 2.35:1 Widescreen. (Pal)