DIE ARMEE DES DUKE

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Andy Hunter sings ‘King Fareweel’ in the music room at Blair Castle. (clip)

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Places:

  • Morayshire
  • Perth and Perthshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Music

Genres:

  • Dance
  • Documentary
  • Music

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: DIE ARMEE DES DUKE

Reference number: 0098

Date: 1960s

Director: d. Robert Peter Hertwig

Sponsor: WWF Koln

Production company: Horst Film Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.05 mins

Description: Scottish folk music from Jeannie Robertson, Jimmy McBeath and the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society. Filmed in Blair Castle. [German narrative]

See also ref 7226, "Auf Schottischen Schlachtfelden".

Credits: p. Hans Herro Krause
ed. Eva Kohlschein
cam. Dietmar Graf
comm. Professor Clemens Kaiser-Breme
m.p. Andy Hunter,
m.p. Cpl. A. Macrae of the Atholl Highlanders,
m.p. Dolina MacLennan,
cast Royal Scottish Country Dance Society,
cast Scottish Cameronians Rifles,
cast Roderick Gillies

Shotlist: ocs (0.05) Die Armee Des Duke [The Duke's Army] shots change of guard at Blair Castle, accompanied by piper; (1.52) piper at dinner, shots of mixed company in "Highland" dress at table, the piper gives a toast in Gaelic (3.15) five partners and a piper give a display of Scottish Country Dancing, in an antler-lined hall (4.31) gvs Blair Castle, [song: Hi Horo 's Na Horo Eile]; ints. castle stairwell, singer Dolina McLennan descends steps (6.33) ints. library; c/u portrait of 16th Century lady; c/u small [16thC?] organ; singer Andy Hunter plays guitar [song: King Fareweel] (9.55) piper and four men perform broadsword dance in armoury lined with guns and swords [ecs superimposed] (13.05)