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  • Perth and Perthshire


  • Fish and fishing
  • Sporting activities
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport


  • Documentary
  • Promotional
  • Sponsored


  • Films of Scotland Committee


  • 1950s

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Reference number: 0364

Date: 1959

Director: d. and cam Bernard Davies

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and Perth Town and County Councils

Production company: Anglo Scottish Pictures

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 21.00 mins

Description: An introduction to Perthshire highlighting its places of interest, countryside and leisure opportunities.

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Credits: ed. Ben Hipkinsm.
m. composed and conducted by Arthur Blake
comm.w. Neil Paterson
comm.s. David Steuart
cast William Roderick, Petronella Byrnes, Gary Hope, Geoffrey Stephenson
excerpt from play "The White Falcon" by Neilson Gattey and Jordan Lawrence

Shotlist: Credits (.17) Views of River Tay. Men haul in salmon catch by net from shore (1.04) Perth. An artist. Street scenes, St John's Kirk, the High Street and Old Bridge (2.16) Museum and Art Gallery. Katherine Glover's house in Curfew Row (3.22) The race course in grounds of Scone Palace (4.00) Steamer on Loch Katrine. An American on board. Scenic shots of loch (4.58) The American gets into a car and drives along Duke's Pass in the Trossachs (5.40) Dunblane and the cathedral (6.32) Doune Castle. The Falls of Lerrie and Loch Lubnaig (7.16) Rob Roy's grave (7.32) Loch Voil, the Falls at Killin, water-skiing and sailing on Loch Earn (8.30) Crieff street scenes. Highland gathering. Valley of Strathearn (9.52) Shots of Rannoch Moor. A honeymoon couple pony-trekking across the moor (12.45) Farmer displays his prize Aberdeen Angus cow to the American. Shots of Aberdeen Angus cattle (13.38) Brief shots of the golf course at Gleneagles. The square in Coupar Angus. Shots of berry picking (15.02) Pass of Killiecrankie and the Soldier's Leap over the River Garry. General Wade's bridge over the Tay (15.23) Aberfeldy. Pipes and drums of the Black Watch. The artist painting in Dunkeld Square. The cathedral (16.28) Gvs River Tay. Loch Faskally and the hydro-electric dam at Pitlochry. The artist, the American and the honeymoon couple all meet up. Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Audience in foyer. Excerpt from play (19.40) The honeymooners at Blair Castle. Shots of railway station. The couple wave from train. The artist and the American get into a car and drive away. Gvs Perthshire scenery (20.56) ecs (21.25)