WAY THE MONEY GOES, the

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Caithness
  • Highlands, the
  • Invernesshire
  • Morayshire
  • Outer Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Fish and fishing
  • Food and drink
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways
  • Agriculture

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored
  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: WAY THE MONEY GOES, the

Reference number: 1096

Date: 1960

Director: d. David Paltenghi

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and the National Bank of Scotland

Production company: Anglo Scottish Pictures

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 17.00 mins

Description: The story, through the eyes of an English tourist, of the "travelling bank" in the Hebrides and West Highlands.

See also alternative version at ref. 2202 BY LOCHABER I WILL GO. Travelling bank established in Lewis in 1946 using Studebaker van left behind by the US after the war.

Please note this is completely different film to ref 7086, even though they share exactly the same title.

Credits: presented by the National Bank of Scotland
act. Russell Waters and Jack Allen.
special arrang. of Scottish airs by Tim Wright and his orchestra

Shotlist: Part 1
Credits (.35) Highland scenery near Fort William (1.00) c/u of two men in a bus shelter. One man tells a story about Lewis (1.25) general shots of Stornoway (1.39) Shots in Stornoway harbour of fishing boats unloading their catch (2.00) shots of a bank, a pub and a butcher's shop (2.22) Various shots of houses around Stornoway (2.51) Woman working on a spinning wheel (3.07) Shot of the two men in the bus shelter (3.17) Highland scenery (3.30) c/u of a fisherman, the story-teller from the bus shelter, who drops his wallet in the river (4.38) local bus delivers a parcel to a crofter (4.55) the fisherman stops a travelling bank (5.24) shot of the two men in a bus shelter again (5.38) shots of the travelling bank (5.50) shots of a crofter loading his Harris tweed onto a lorry and later receiving payment for it through the travelling bank (6.25) shots of a queue at the bank (6.30) int. shot of a bank with mixed shots of the travelling bank (7.34) shots of crofters digging and stacking peat (8.30) the locals wait for the travelling bank (8.40)

Part II
No credits. shots of crofters in the bank (1.02) Highland scenery with shots of the standing stones of Callanish (2.12) Two men at a bus shelter (2.45) General shots of a travelling bank in the Fort William area, and shots of a trawler, VIC66, on the Caledonian Canal (3.51) shots of the bank at a cattle market (4.10) Shots of the Great Glen cattle ranch, the commando monument, Loch Lochy and the River Spey (5.10) The bank crosses from Inverness-shire to Argyllshire via the Corran ferry (5.5) Shots of Ardnamurchan, Loch Shiel, Glen Righ, a croft, and Dounreay power station. Brief shots of the bank's customers. The End (8.30)