Super 8 Stories Extra Footage: Donaghadee Yearly Film Magazine 1957








17min 19sec




Super 8



Doubleband Films


Doubleband Films, Terrence McKnight

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Terrence McKnight

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Sections of this footage were included in the Super 8 Story, 'Life in Donaghadee'.

Shot List

Titles: “Donaghadee 1957 Scrap-Book. Cameramen: R. McKnight, J McCaughan. Commentary: Ernest Strathdee, B.A. Titles: J Armstrong”. (0.32) Shot of someone in fancy dress and dignitaries gathered in front of fairground ride giving speech. (0.49) Girl walking to camera dressed as fairy followed by various shots of children of revolving fairground rides and children wearing fancy dress costumes. (1.28) Swings, chairoplanes and cyclone shots along with shots of crowds walking about between the rides. (2.24) Dodgem car rides and more shots of cyclone-type ride. (2.44) Marching band in Donaghadee street. (2.51) Large crowd gathered for garden party. (3.17) Children’s fancy dress parade. (4.07) More general shots of garden party. (4.42) Boats sitting in harbour and group of girls sitting on harbour wall. (5.03) Blackboard sign announcing tours to Copeland Island and family going down harbour steps and boarding open boat. (5.20) Shot of newspaper article about water-skier and then shot of water-skier leaving harbour. (5.28) Ferry to Copeland Island leaving harbour seen from harbour walls then view from the boat itself. (5.48) Children playing on the beach on Copeland Island followed by shots of people walking on grass, sunbathing on rocks and paddling in the sea. (6.40) Queue of people on rocks waiting to board ferry followed by shots of it returning to Donagahdee harbour and passengers disembarking. (7.04) Shots onboard a boat cut with lots of shots of a large number of yachts as the boat sails in between them. (9.55) Long shot pan across bowling greens. (10.10) Crowd of people line fishing over edge of boat and boy holding up large fish.



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