SONGS OF SCOTLAND

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Places:

  • Glasgow
  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Music

Genres:

  • Sponsored
  • Music

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee
  • IFA Scotland

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: SONGS OF SCOTLAND

Reference number: 2235

Date: 1963

Director: d. Laurence Henson and Edward McConnell

Sponsor: Films of Scotland

Production company: IFA (Scotland)

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.19 mins

Description: Against a backdrop of Scottish scenes, traditional songs of Scotland are sung by Elizabeth Robson, Dolina MacLennan, Hamish Henderson, Duncan Robertson, Robin Hall and Jimmy MacGregor.


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American Film Festival, New York, 1966 - Certificate of Honour. American Film Festival, New Tork, 1969 - Certificate of Honour.

Credits: m. Frank Spedding
sd. rec. Ken Cameron, Douglas Gray
ed. Michael Pavett
p.a. Cyril McConnell, Alex Henderson
"Kishmul's Galley" and "John Anderson My Jo" sung by Elizabeth Robson; "Bonnie Lassie I'll Lie Near Ye" sung by Dolina MacLellan and Hamish Henderson; "Loch Lomond" sung by Duncan Robertson; street songs sung by Robin Hall, Jimmie Macgregor "

Shotlist: Credits. Song "Kisimul's Galley" over gvs of the Island of Barra (3.03) "Bonnie Lassie I'll Lie Near Ye" over gvs of pub, Dolina MacLennan and Hamish Henderson singing [includes folksinger Ella Ward and her son Colin participating] (5.02) song "Loch Lomond" over gvs of Loch Lomond and activities on the loch (8.24) Glasgow street songs over shots of Glasgow city centre, tenements old and new, a children's swing park (10.04) gvs of Glasgow Green, football in street, wasteland, rooftops (12.40) song "John Anderson My Jo', gvs of old couple in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow, and young lovers (15.07) ecs (15.57)