SKI-ING IN SCOTLAND

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Title: SKI-ING IN SCOTLAND

Reference number: 2121

Date: 1934 - 1961*

Director: [filmed by P.F. Carmichael, Harry MacRobert ]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 18.40 mins

Description: Two reels of scenes of ski-ing in Scotland in the early 1930s - 1960s.

Credits: narr. Pat Carmichael
narr. Philip Rankin
narr. Colin Fleming

Shotlist: [Shotlist for 16mm version, below]

REEL 1

No credits. [B & W. *1939] This film is made up from shots taken at different times in different places by indifferent amateurs. Object: to give a true impression of ski-ing possibilities and conditions in Scotland for tourism and racers without regard to photographic technique (.18); Practice slopes at Corronaich near Club Hut. Skiers on snow (2.27); Nursery slopes at club hut. View of skiers (2.36); Comfort inside the club hut. Group of people inside hut eating (3.07); Setting the slalom course. People on slopes (3.22); The slalom race in wind, rain and snow. General views of racers (5.24); [Col *1936] Ben Lawers. Hird trophy day. General views of hut as skiers prepare for race. Setting course. Competitors (6.28); [B & W *1934] General views of slopes (6.44); [B & W * 1946] Drumochter Lodge. Snow is down to the main road. Shots of snow covered fields (6.53); There are continuous snow fields. [Col *1950] Skiers (8.04); During the Easter meet of the Scottish Ski Club. General views of skiers (8.16); The Scottish Kandahar Downhill Race was held. Views of race. Some practise the finish. A short distance down from the start. Further down. (9.31); Taking competitors onto the slops of a small ravine. Views of course (10.10); Now they approach and cross the finish. Views of finish line (11.08); [Possibly continued on Reel 2 from (7.10) to (9.20)].


No credits. Scottish Ski Club, Ben Lawers district 1934. Slalom races. Animated caption (.15); Views snowy landscape (.44); [Col *1961] Skiers (1.26); [*1959] Lessons (2.25); Stobinion [B & W] Man waxing skis, people eating (3.18); [Col *1958] Shots from skier going downhill (4.02); [1950] Skiers taken up slopes by miniature vehicle [*1959] View from chair lift (5.16); [B & W *1935] Braerlach General views (6.49); [Col *1959] Slalom (7.10); [*1951] The Pitman Quaich slalom race held on a misty day, though the Scottish Ski Club organisers remain undismayed. Group shot [*1943] Views of slalom (9.20).