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  • Inner Hebrides


  • Amateur


  • 1950s

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Reference number: 6735

Date: 1950c

Director: [filmed by Sir Edward MacColl]

Sound: silent

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.41 mins

Description: Holiday footage of Sir Edward MacColl and his family on Colonsay. Includes shots of sheep being transported on to cargo ship and family trips to the beach.

Shotlist: [no title] shots of men herding sheep in and out of enclosure, Scalasaig (0.30) shots of cargo boat in firth and sheep being loaded on to small boat (0.56) brief shot of sheepdog on bank (1.01) shots from small boat coming astern 'mv Lochbroom' (1.11) shots of sheep being lifted by hand on board Lochbroom (1.42) shots from small boat leaving Lochbroom and returning to land (2.01) shots of family at Scalasaig pier and boat returning - Sir Edward MacColl disembarks (2.24) shots of family at beach and bathing in sea, Queen's Bay? (3.04) shots of family members in small rowing boat (3.41)