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
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.
ph. Henry Cooper
p. Alan Harper
comm. James Mackechnie, Colin Willis, E.P. Weeks, Tawera Hulbert
[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)