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Title: UIST HOLIDAY 1937

Reference number: 2575

Date: 1937

Director: filmed by James Marshall

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5 mins, c

Description: A family holiday to the Hebridean island of Uist. [Part of a collection of films taken by James Marshall of the Glasgow family-owned firm "Marshall's Semolina"].

See also refs. 2572 - 2577

Shotlist: Shots of Marshall family packing the car [very dark]. Shots of the family car going on the Ballachulish ferry. gvs the double-headed train going over the Glenfinnan Viaduct to Mallaig. Shots of Mallaig station. By Eigg, by Canna shots of pier at Canna as stacks of wool are loaded onto boat. South Uist. gvs Loch Boisdale pier with the two sister ships the "Loch Earn" and "Loch Mor" [which met once a week at Loch Boisdale] moored. Shots of a road, houses and fishing boats moored. gvs water lilies. Shots of the farm cart that was used to take people over the ford to Benbecula. Lochmaddy, North Uist. Shots of 'The Barp', a prehistoric monument. gvs scenery taken from the motor boat on the Sound of Harris to Rodel on the south east of Harris
(c 5 mins)