HOLIDAY SCOTLAND

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Ayrshire
  • Bute
  • East Lothian
  • Edinburgh
  • Inner Hebrides
  • Perth and Perthshire
  • Ross-shire
  • Stirlingshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Fish and fishing
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Ships and shipping
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Advertising

People/organisations:

  • COOPER, Henry
  • Campbell Harper Productions
  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HOLIDAY SCOTLAND

Reference number: 2631

Date: 1966

Sponsor: Films of Scotland

Production company: Campbell Harper Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 41.32 mins

Description: A scenic tour of Scotland taking in the Borders, Highlands and the Hebrides.

Credits: ed. Henry Cooper
comm. w. Robert Kemp
comm. s. Bryden Murdoch
m. arr. David Bruce, George McPhee
sung by The Lothian Singers

Shotlist: REEL I

Credits (.31) St. Mary's Loch, Traquair House, the Eildon Hills, Melrose Abbey (2.12) shot of a group of cyclists on the road, views of Tantallon Castle and the Bass Rock with seabirds (3.39) ext. and int. "The Open Arms", Dirleton showing guests in the dining room (k4.21) shots of Dirleton Castle (4.37) gvs Edinburgh and Castle (5.15) pipers marching along Princes Street (5.30) the Walter Scott Monument and the Royal Mile (6.10) shots of the Forth Rail and Road Bridges (6.32) Stirling Castle (7.25) Stirling Bridge and the river Forth with shots of wild swans (7.56) fishermen ring-netting salmon on the river Tay (8.28) shots of a man fishing for pearl oysters on the Tay with c/u of pearls (9.39) shots of Perth including St. John's Kirk, the town, river and the North Inch (10.52) gvs Dunkeld Abbey (11.11) shots of the "little houses" of Dunkeld (11.21) the monument to Bonnie Prince Charlie at Aberfeldy (11.36) shots of the Black Watch Regimental Pipe Band playing and of the Regimental dancers dancing the Sword Dance (12.39) 'Queen's View' and gvs Schiehallion (13.07) visuals landscape (13.40) shots of the reservoir at Pitlochry (14.04) int. Pitlochry Festival Theatre (14.39) shots of Blair Castle (14.49) gvs the beech hedge at Meiklour near Glamis (15.17) ext. Glamis Castle (16.36) gvs Aberdeen harbour with fishing boats (17.15) the beach, golf course and Duthy Park of Aberdeen (17.56) gvs Provost Skein House, Marischal College, King's College, St. Machar's Cathedral (18.27) shots of bus on road at Deeside and visuals landscape by the river Dee (18.56) gvs Braemar Highland Games with brief shot of Queen and Duke of Edinburgh and shots of man tossing the caber (19.29) visuals coastline by Aberdeen (20.08) gvs graves on Culloden Moor (20.29)

REEL II

Shot of bus driving along road in a glen on the way to Ullapool (1.37) shots of a Hillman Imp driving onto the Kylesku ferry, and crossing the water (3.00) visuals landscape (4.45) visuals Isle of Skye and the Cuillins (6.09) shots of Sligachan Hotel, Portree (6.30) pipe band at Skye Highland Gathering and shots of highland dancing (6.54) Dunvegan Castle (7.23) shot of The Old Man of Stor (7.39) gvs Flora Macdonald Memorial (7.55) visuals taken from car ferry to Tarbert, Harris (8.25) shot of Tarbert, the standing stones and ext. of St.Clements Church in Rodel (8.57) visuals landscape (8.48) gvs ferry and Kishmuil Castle, Barra (10.27) visuals Tiree (11.01) shots of people walking at Fingal's Cave, Staffa (11.40) shots of basking grey seals (12.07) visuals Iona and Iona Abbey (13.15) shots of Oban and visuals landscape (14.26) visuals Loch Katrine,with shots of people on board the steamer (15.27) visuals Loch Lomond and brief shot blue train (16.51)

REEL III

ext. Glasgow Cathedral (.22) tracking shot Trongate and ext. Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow University and the Botanic Gardens with aerial shot of the Kibble Palace (1.05) brief shot of the fountain on Glasgow Green (1.10) shots of traffic at George Square and aerial shot of the Square, c/u of statue of Robert Burns (1.50) shot of statue of Robert Burns in Ayr, the Tam O'Shanter Inn and Burns' Cottage (2.39) shot of Rothesay Bay, people arriving on the ferry (3.46) children having pony rides on the beach at Rothesay (3.55) shots of men bowling with shot of steamer in the background (4.09) gvs Rothesay Castle (4.23) yachts on the water by Bute (5.50)