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  • Highlands, the
  • Inner Hebrides
  • Orkney Islands
  • Outer Hebrides


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  • Sponsored


  • Ogam Films / Oscar Marzaroli


  • 1970s

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Reference number: 2380

Date: 1973c

Director: d. Oscar Marzaroli

Sponsor: Highlands and Islands Development Board

Producer: Charles Gormley

Production company: Charles Gormley Film Productions

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 24.42 mins

Description: HRH the Prince of Wales on a tour of the Highlands and Islands with visits including the Highland stoneware pottery at Lochinver, a woollen mill on Lewis, an electronics factory on Skye and fudge and jewellery factories on Orkney.

Credits: ph. David Peat, Martin Singleton, Lewis Foster
sd. rec. Iain Leslie, Louis Kramer
helicopter pilot John Poland
ed. John Gow, Ian Madden
p. man. Paddy Higson
m. Ossian
sc. adviser Alan Campbell McLean
narrated by Robert Urquhart
w. and p. Charles Gormley

Shotlist: visuals landscape (1.36) shot of helicopter landing, the Prince of Wales disembarking and going into the Highland Stoneware showroom at Lochinver (2.09) int. Highland Stoneware showroom with Prince of Wales talking to potters and watching them as they work and shots of HRH trying his hand at painting some pottery. Includes brief interview with David Grant (3.41) visuals landscape (4.59) shots of HRH at a plant nursery (7.40) visuals landscape (8.20) shots of HRH at a salmon fish farm (8.57) aerials of South Uist with shots of royal helicopter flying over (9.10) HRH at a deer farm (9.58) int. McLeod's woollen mill at Shawbost, Lewis (11.30) shots of a weaver working a pedal loom and shot of HRH being presented with a bale of tweed (12.38) visuals landscape (13.31) int. small electronic transfuser factory on Skye and HRH talking to workers (15.17) brief shot man milking a goat (15.37) shot of woman feeding hens (16.13) visuals Skye landscape (16.50) shot of crabs being unloaded from fishing boat at Kirkwall harbour (17.09) shots of three women on their way to work (17.42) int. Orkney fudge factory and HRH talking to workers being presented with a gift (18.46) int. jewellery factory [Ortak] (21.09) shot of jewellery designer at work (22.06) c/u jewellery (22.38) shot of people waving to Prince of Wales as he flies off in helicopter (22.59) aerial shots of helicopter flying over Orkney (24.06) ecs (24.42)