Super 8 Stories: Life in Donaghadee

Details

Location

Donaghadee

Year

1950s, 1960s

Source

BBC NI

Format

Super 8

colour

Length

04min 32sec

Silent

sound

Courtesy

BBC NI, Doubleband Films, Terrence McKnight

Rights Holder

Doubleband Films, Terrence McKnight

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Description

Local chemist, Bertie McKnight, filmed his home town of Donaghadee every year during the 50s and 60s. His son, Terrance, shares some of the memories of his father's films along with many of the locals people who featured in them. This clip appeared in Series 3, Programme 1 of 'Super 8 Stories'.

Shot List

Various shots along the Donaghadee seafront and groups of people waving to the camera. Exterior of the McKnight Chemist shop in Donaghadee. Children’s fancy dress parade. Lady playing golf, swinging chair ride at fun fair and various shots of people beside the coast. People paddling in the sea. Harbour shots with sign for Copeland Island Ferry and then journey across to Copeland in open boat. More shots of people paddling in the sea. Canberra sailing past Copeland Island. Entrance to public outdoor swimming pool and shots of people using it. Workers lifting hay onto back of cart in field. Yachts sailing in harbour. Graduation ceremony at Queen’s University.

Credits

Narrator: Maire Jones; Programme Accountant: Anne Hegarty; Production Assistant: Gillian Halliday; Camera: Michael Quinn; Sound: Paul Maynes; Music Consultants: Jim Meredith, Ralph McLean; Graphics: Alan Perry; Dubbing: One Zero Zero; Online Editor: Jonathan Fetherston; Researcher: Ben Price; Archivist: Evan Marshall; Assistant Producer: Jenny Waugh; Editor: David Gray; Executive Producers: Alex Johnston, Michael Hewitt; Producer: Diarmuid Lavery; Director: Brian Henry Martin

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