OVER THE SEA TO SKYE

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Places:

  • Highlands, the
  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Arts and crafts
  • Birds
  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: OVER THE SEA TO SKYE

Reference number: 0363

Date: 1961

Director: d. Hans Neiter

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and Skye Tourist Association

Production company: Anvil Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 18.00 mins

Description: The film follows a hiker through Skye, visiting Dunvegan Castle and climbing the Cuillins.

Production file held.

Credits: comm. w. Neil Gunn
cam. Adrian Jenkins
ed. Bill Freeman
prod. ass. Michael Smith
director of music Albert Elms
unit manager Pamela Paulet
cond. Walter Ross (London Gaelic Choir)
comm. s. Duncan McIntyre
cast. Fiona Campbell and John MacLeod

Shotlist: Credits (.10); General views of the Isle of Skye (1.17); Shots of the ferry arriving in Portree harbour, passengers disembark (1.51); A pipe band parades through Portree at start of the Skye Week Games (3.00); Shots of spectators and events in the games (3.42); A bus leaves Portree. The Fairy Bridge (4.40); A man gets off the bus and starts to walk. A car stops and gives him a lift (6.00); Two men walk down to a jetty and get into a small boat. Shots of coastline from the boat. They land somewhere along the coast and the local man shows the visitor a bird's nest (7.48); Shots of cliffs, a loch and the Cuillins (8.20); Shots of old ruined crofts. Horse-drawn and tractor-drawn farm implements (9.00); Peat cutting (9.18); Sheep are sheared using hand clippers. The fleece is dyed. Shots of a spinning wheel, and of a woman using a hand loom (10.25); Dunvegan Castle. Shots of other ruined castles on Skye (13.10); Sligachan Hotel. Shots of Elizabeth Wakefield fishing and men golfing (14.22); Monkstatt (15.36); Shots of the Storr and group of climbers setting out. They climb a rockface (17.36); ecs (17.58)