In 1936 on 22cnd September he filmed further footage of something in the water opposite Foyers. This second film was suspected by Constance Whyte of being a fake and she said she thought some “mechanical means” had been used to obtain it. She did however put stills from the film in her book as have others since. She got the stills from Fr J A Carruth at
There was then some mystery over the second film and Peter Costello (“In Search of Lake Monsters” 1974) said it had disappeared but it was in the Scottish Film Archive all along. You can view it here:|
Director: [d. Malcolm M Irvine] Production company: Scottish Film Productions (1928) Ltd. Sound: sound, Colour: bw Fiction: Non-Fiction Running time: 12.02 mins Genre: cine mag
Description: First in a series of monthly film reviews of
See Add. Info. file 11/1/327 for research notes on nessie item and photocopy of interview with Malcolm M. Irvine in the Scottish newspaper The Sunday Post, November 1, 1936 entitled First Real Picture of "nessie". This newspaper article dates the first issue of this cine mag as November 1936. The film features Malcolm M. Irvine and his camera assistant Martin Wilson "filming" the Loch Ness Monster. The Loch
So have a look, see what you think……is it an animate object or something man made? Bear in mind this was 1936 so technology would have been limited compared to today. It is disappointing the Zoologist fails to say what he thinks it is, on the film clip. That would have been interesting.