LOCH LOMOND

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Dunbartonshire

Subjects:

  • Birds
  • Environment, the
  • Food and drink
  • Ships and shipping
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee
  • IFA Scotland
  • Ogam Films / Oscar Marzaroli

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: LOCH LOMOND

Reference number: 2250

Date: 1967

Director: d. Laurence Henson

Sponsor: Films of Scotland

Production company: IFA (Scotland) Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 30.00 mins

Description: The animals and lives of the people through the seasons on the shores of Loch Lomond.

See Paper Archives Films of Scotland Series at 4/11.

Cork Film Festival, 1968. Melbourne Film Festival, 1969.

Credits: cam. Eddie McConnell, Oscar Marzaroli
ed. Michael Morgan
ass.d. Toby Freeman
p.a. William [Bill] Forsyth, Cyril McConnell, Martin Singleton
comm.w. William McIlvanney
comm.s. Alec Clunes
m. Frank Spedding
treatment Charles Nairn, Joanne McNeill

Shotlist: REELS 1 and 2
credits (.10) gvs Loch Lomond in summertime. Shots of a caravan and campsite, brief shot of paddle steamer "Maid of the Loch" (1.14) gvs Loch Lomond in autumn. People laying up boats. Shots of shops and tearooms closing up for the winter (3.00) gvs of a wintery day on the loch. Shots of a shepherd with his flock (4.50) foresters at work. Peter MacMillan, forest gamewarden, stalking deer (5.40) Eddie Idle, the Nature Conservancy Council officer, at work (6.14) salmon in the river Endrick (6.56) Dr. Slack and his team at the University of Glasgow research station, collecting mud samples and testing same in a lab (9.00) Donald McLean, a farmer, feeding his rams (9.45) [END OF REEL 1] shots of a cone gatherer at work (10.43) forestry - felling timber (11.30) wildlife - shots of a hen harrier and weasel (11.50) Peter McMillan stalks and kills a young deer (13.26) Nature Reserve birds - mallard duck, a moorhen. Eddie Idle observes animal life for his records (15.57) a travelling grocer's van stops at remedial house (17.00) winter - gvs of snow falls and snow. gvs wildlife, landscape. Snow covered Ben Lomond. Hooper swans land on frozen loch (20.08)

REEL 3
no credits. Shots of hooper swans on Loch Lomond. Shots of wildlife, robin, red deer, cattle (1.10) spring on the loch. Shots of sheep in pens being inoculated. Shots of dead lambs, caught by late snow falls (3.10) cath McLean feeds an orphaned lamb (3.30) Alexander MacFarlane of Balmaha, postman, sets out acros the loch to deliver the mail. Shots of boat on choppy waters (5.05) local men inside the inn at Rowardennan [some Gaelic conversation] (6.26) sun on the loch. Shots of swan, hedgehog, fish (7.45) PS "Maid of the Loch" being winched out of boatyard and down to the water. Small boats are made ready for the summer. Tea rooms and shops are made ready for summer trade (8.49) the caravans return (9.06) foresters plant seedlings (9.57) ecs (10.40)