FREEDOM OF ABERFELDY
Full length video
Title: FREEDOM OF ABERFELDY
Reference number: 0107
Sponsor: Ministry of Information
Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.
Original format: 35mm
Running time: 9.00 mins
Description: The town of Aberfeldy during wartime when the women provided a 'home' for Dominion troops on leave. Nitrate positive found in Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy, in the 1980s. Originally gifted to the citizens of Aberfeldy. See Additional Information file.
Credits: ph. Henry Cooper p. Alan Harper comm. James Mackechnie, Colin Willis, E.P. Weeks, Tawera Hulbert
Shotlist: [Shotlisted at different speed. Actual timing is 9.00 mins @ 24fps] Credits. Views of wartime Aberfeldy, a town of young and old, and empty of its men. A British Legion scheme is adopted by the women of Aberfeldy to provide home leave for the Dominion troops in Britain. Guests arrive and spend a week in the town, touring around, dancing, golfing, fishing, etc. (8.30)