KISHORN COMMANDOS, the

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Places:

  • Highlands, the

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Power resources
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: KISHORN COMMANDOS, the

Reference number: 2690

Date: 1976

Sponsor: Howard Doris Ltd.

Production company: Ogam Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.02 mins

Description: Construction of the Ninian Central Platform by Howard Doris Ltd. Visit of Prince of Wales to construction site.

Shotlist copied verbatim from written shotlist in can. See also ref. 5973. Explained in film that 'Kishorn Commandos' is the self-styled moniker of the workmen responsible for most of the heavy concrete laying undertaken during construction.

Shotlist: credits (0.08) diagram showing Ninian Central Platform built by Howard Doris Ltd (0.23) Gvs construction of plant and platform (4.15) Gvs visit of Prince of Wales to the site and him operating mechanism to allow seawater to flow into the dock for the first time (4.37) Gvs dredging of dock and dock gates being put in place. Tugs (7.43) credits (7.50) spacer (7.56) trim material from this film and also Ninian Central Platform showing aerial shots, early construction on site of Loch Kishorn (10.02)