WINTER COMES TO THE HILLS

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Dunbartonshire
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: WINTER COMES TO THE HILLS

Reference number: 4383

Date: 1946 *

Director: [filmed by David Sime]

Sponsor: The Scottish Countryside Club

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.58 mins

Description: Various winter landscapes around highland Scotland, depicting the Scottish Countryside Club's itinerary.

The amateur films were made for the Countryside Commission by David Sime who was a pharmacist and photographer and President of the Countryside Commission.

Credits: The Scottish Countryside Club presents

Shotlist: The Scottish Countryside Club presents Winter Comes To The Hills (0.15) By Allander and Craigallion to Strathblane gvs of this snow covered landscape (1.17) the hills of home further gvs as before (2.06) the spout of Ballagan; waterfall has frozen into a spectacular series of long icicles (2.45) Ben Lomond l/s gv over Loch Lomond towards Ben Lomond, followed by brief shot of boys ice-skating on frozen loch (3.23) the Cobbler (Ben Arthur) gvs this snow covered hill and landscape, we see Countryside Club members on expedition (5.59) Ben More and Stobinian snowy l/s gvs same; c/u highland cattle; m/s club member climbing said snow covered mountains (8.06) Stob Garbh and Cruach Ardran gvs same, club members in picture again (8.47) Kingshouse ext. gv Kingshouse hotel, proprietor and woman (film-makers wife?) stand talking in front (9.36) Buchaille Etive Mor l/s gvs said landscape, followed by shot of woman, "Mrs Malloch", at spinning wheel (10.23) gvs river Dee (?) (11.00) Lochnagar various snowy l/s landscape gvs around this area, deer roaming on hills, the Cairngorms and the old bridge of Dee (14.01) The End (14.09)