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A meal is prepared for 500 wedding guests. The bridal couple arrive at the hotel door, are greeted and escorted into the reception room where they cut their cake. (clip)

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Reference number: 0362

Date: 1939

Director: [d. Malcolm M. Irvine]

Sponsor: Allied Hotels

Production company: Scottish Film Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.00 mins

Description: Promotional film for Allied Hotels. We follow a coach tour round the Highlands and Western Isles of Scotland taking in Oban, Iona, Inverness, Aberdeen and Glencoe.

Credits: comm. Charles Davidson
ph. and sd. Malcolm M Irvine
Albion Truphonic Sound System
[scenario C Davidson]
[comm. s. James McKechnie]

Shotlist: REEL I
Credits (.28) Charles Davidson recites poem (.51) Pipes and drums marching in Perth (1.01) Tour bus in square, passengers alight outside Salutation Hotel (1.52) Tourist in dining hall, porters handling luggage, checking in at reception (2.32) Directors' meeting, possibly Allied Hotels. Men at table chaired by J. Gammack Clark (2.43) The hotel's "Prince Charlie's Room" (2.56) Managing Director Mr Clark takes leave of his wife and child and drives off (3.18) Map of Scotland showing his route (3.27) Gvs scenery including Rob Roy's grave in Balquhidder churchyard, the Falls of Lora and Connel Bridge (4.29) Royal Hotel, Oban. Tour bus arrives. Passengers in dining room (4.58) Gvs Iona and Abbey (5.25) Map of Scotland (5.35) Tour bus on road through Glencoe. Shots of Swallow waterfall, Tartan Hotel, fishermen in waders in river, Ben Nevis, the waterfall at Glenmoriston and the Falls of Rogie. Long shot Glen Docherty and Loch Maree (8.44) Gairloch. Water's edge, waterfalls and rapids (9.30) Exterior Douglas Hotel, Inverness, and shot of castle (9.52)

No credits. Outside Douglas Hotel, Aberdeen. Tour bus (.29) Map of Scotland (.33) Battlefield and cairn at Culloden (1.18) Elgin Cathedral (1.34) Cattle (1.41) Tour guide talking to woman outside croft cottage (2.10) Cliffs. "Bullers o' Buchan" (2.33) Brig o' Balgorvie outside Aberdeen, Cathedral of St Machair, King's College and Marischal College (3.20) Douglas Hotel, Aberdeen. Dining room and staff, kitchen, wedding reception, bar, guests wining and dining, staff making tea, waiting at table and gvs guests (6.24) Women in hotel laundry (6.49) Tour bus leaves (7.00) Exterior Crathie Church (7.31) Long shot across to Balmoral Castle. Royal standard is lowered to mark departure of King at outreak of hostilities in Europe. Scenery along River Dee (7.56) Old school house at Glengairn, reconstructed as picnic house for royal family (8.03) Men practising throwing the hammer and tossing the caber (8.32) Tour guide outside tartan souvenir shop (8.45) Gvs Braemar highland gathering and shots of dancers (9.6) Tour bus on road past Devil's Elbow to Spittal of Glencoe (9.47) Gvs landscape and people (10.41) ecs (10.27)