TARTAN HOLIDAY

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Places:

  • Borders
  • Dumfriesshire
  • Edinburgh
  • Highlands, the
  • Aberdeen

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: TARTAN HOLIDAY

Reference number: 3090

Date: 1960

Director: p. & d. Hakan Cronsioe

Sponsor: Swedish Savings Bank advisers Films of Scotland Committee

Production company: Svensk Tonfilm

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 17.00 mins

Description: Produced for the Swedish Savings Banks as a tribute to Dr Henry Duncan, the Scottish originator of the Savings movement to mark the 150th anniversary of the Bank's foundation.

Credits: Sparframjandet on behalf of the Swedish Savings Banks has prepared the English version of this film as a gift to the British Savings Banks at their 150-year anniversary in 1960.

comments Ingemar Pallin

Shotlist: REEL 1
credits (.32) int. sitting room (Swedish) with man sitting reading novel by Sir Walter Scott (.51) visuals Scottish landscape with men in historical costume silhouetted against sky (1.29) ext. castle (1.38) ints Swedish office with employees paying into savings for a vacation (2.18) map of Scottish regions (2.45) aerial shot Edinburgh showing the North British Hotel, Scott Monument and a steam train on track through Princes Street Gardens (2.51) traffic and shop fronts of Princes Street with pedestrians strolling (3.14) Floral Clock with Robert Burns written in flowers (3.28) l/s Castle and shot of the gun being prepared to fire marking one o'clock (3.47) views Princes Street Gardens and the Mound (4.00) ext. Holyrood House (4.11) visuals River Tweed (4.26) l/s ext. of Abbotsford House (4.36) shot of square in Selkirk with buses (4.45) shot of statue of Sir Walter Scott in Selkirk (4.48) shots of Melrose Abbey (4.55) shots of beach at Aberdeen showing striped beach huts and crowds on beach (5.17) puffer coming into Aberdeen harbour and ships in harbour (5.34) shot of traffic and pedestrians on Union Street, Aberdeen (5.50) ext. Marischal College (6.03) brief c/u steam train (6.05) l/s steam train going over railway viaduct (6.18) shots of Inverness showing the Castle, river and streets (6.52) Caledonian Canal lock being opened and shot of boat on Canal (7.00) shot of Loch Ness and brief view of Inverness (7.30) ext. of family home outside Fort William with visitor from Sweden meeting family (8.12) people getting ready to go pony trekking (8.33)

REEL 2
shot of pony trekkers setting off on trek with steam train seen in b/g (.15) pony trekkers beside ruined castle (1.13) c/u highland cattle (1.25) pony trekking (2.25) pipe band at Strathpeffer Highland Games (2.47) shots of sword dance competition (3.30) putting the shot (3.34) brief shots cycle racing and horse racing (3.43) tossing the caber (4.21) c/u wrestling match (4.52) c/u clan tartans (5.08) shot of man weaving tartan on loom (5.21) shepherd and sheepdog herding flock (5.45) shot of Plockton (6.04) three young men setting out on small sailing dinghy on loch (7.10) visuals Highland landscape (7.29) shot of steam train going over viaduct and of steam train "Thames-Clyde Express" arriving at Dumfries station (7.50) shot of main street of Dumfries and of statue of Robert Burns (8.03) ext. Savings Banks in Dumfries (8.10) shot of Rothwell (8.26) shot of plaque to Henry Duncan, the founder of the Savings Bank, and ext. church where he was a minister (8.36) ints. of church showing stone cross (8.50) visuals landscape (9.00)