HIGHLAND FOLK

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Highlands, the
  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Sporting activities
  • Agriculture

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored
  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HIGHLAND FOLK

Reference number: 2238

Date: 1962

Director: d. Hans Neiter

Sponsor: Films of Scotland

Production company: Anvil Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: Folk traditions in the Highlands, highlighting the Folk Museum of Kingussie.


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Shotlist: Titles (0.00) pan, gvs ruins of Ruthven barracks (0.23) gvs Highland Folk Museum Kingussie, ext. and int. including living room with utensils and items of war and old fashions (1.57) gvs museum's island "blackhouse" int. and ext. and folk museums; examples of farm implements including ploughs (2.54) gvs Highlands - particularly Skye - Edinburgh University's School of Scottish Studies scholars including John MacInnes, arrive in Austin Seven Car to make recordings of Skye bard Callum Nicholson (6.00) gvs Highland Games - caber tossing including Euan Cameron (Scottish caber throwing champion) looking in wood for new caber to toss and Sandy Grey (Scottish caber throwing champion) in action (9.30)