HEART OF SCOTLAND, the

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Stirlingshire

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored
  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HEART OF SCOTLAND, the

Reference number: 0912

Date: 1962

Director: d. Laurence Henson

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and County Council of the County of Stirling

Production company: Templar Film Studios

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 24.07 mins

Description: The history and industries of Stirlingshire.

Treatment by John Grierson.

Argentine Documentary Film Festival, Buenos Aires, 1962. Cork Film Festival, 1962. International Industrial Film Festival, Berlin, 1962. Sydney Film Festival, 1963. Melbourne Film Festival, 1963.

See production files.

Credits: outline treatm. John Grierson
comm. w. John Ormond
comm.s. Bryden Murdoch
sd. rec. James McKee (RCA)
m. Frank Spedding
m.d. Marcus Dods
ph. Edward McConnell

Shotlist: credits (.53) shots of Roman roads through moorland countryside (1.40) pan countryside to Stirling Castle in the distance (2.10) whip pan from tree to castle (2.25) shots of canons on the castle ramparts (3.03) statue of William Wallace on corner of tower (3.11) an arched bridge (3.17) shot of Bannockburn battlefield (3.26) shot of the burn itself (3.32) statue of Robert the Bruce and gvs castle and its detailed stonework (4.33) evening shots of Loch Lomond (5.09) Highland scenery (5.34) pan across flat farmland (5.48) shots of woods. Reflections of trees in water (6.31) shots of flowing water (6.48) men walking across deep moss saturated in water (7.08) they take a sample of the soil from deep below the moss (7.53) hay is fed into a baler in a field (8.09) a combine harvester at work (8.15) shots of haystacks (8.43) c/u shots of corn growing in field (9.01) shots of coal coming up to the surface on conveyor belt at mine head (9.20) l/s of mine head buildings at colliery. Haystacks in the foreground (9.25) l/s of mine head buildings (9.36) a railway siding. Shots of diesel engine pulling out coal wagons (9.46) l/s over the town of Falkirk (10.04) shots of the iron works on the Carron River (10.19) int. shots of Carron iron works, molten metal, etc. (11.00) shots of an iron moulding portraying "The Last Supper" (11.31) a household iron bath is given its porcelain finish (13.03) details of some intricate iron work (13.34) shots of swans or geese in flight (14.11) shot of River Forth, rusting anchors, disused tie ropes, decaying boats and piers (16.06) shots at the busy Grangemouth docks (16.43) a cargo of timber is unloaded (16.57) l/s Grangemouth oil refinery. Shots of pipes (17.37) storage tanks and cooling towers (18.23) shots of the refinery complex (21.06) shots of the refinery at night (21.31) montage of earlier scenes, all taken in the evening (23.21)