ABERDEEN ANGUS

Aberdeen Angus bulls are sent to auction and transported to countries around the world. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Angus
  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Ships and shipping
  • Agriculture
  • Animals

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Campbell Harper Productions

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: ABERDEEN ANGUS

Reference number: 0277

Date: 1947

Sponsor: COI for Dept. of Agriculture for Scotland

Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.00 mins

Description: A look at the history of the Aberdeen Angus breed, its distinctive qualities and characteristics.

Shotlist: During transfer to digibeta the film was actually found to be 8 mins long.

Credits (0.14) shots of Aberdeenshire countryside (0.52) the Breed Society's secretary explains the history of the breed (1.30) shot of typical Aberdeen Angus bull. Diagram showing position of different cuts of meat. Shots of different herds (3.20) young bulls being auctioned and loaded into railway trucks (4.54) shots of pedigree and crossed herds on English farm (5.38) shots of carcasses hanging in meat market; Aberdeen Angus bull (7.20)