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Reference number: 0785

Date: 1952

Director: d. John Taylor

Sponsor: British Transport Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 21.00 mins

Description: Tourist attractions in the Highlands, for example Pitlochry, Rannoch Moor, Castle Urquhart on Loch Ness, Ben Nevis Distillery and Edinburgh.

Credits: p. Edgar Anstey
RCA sound
ph. Ronald Craigen, Reg Hughes
ass. p. Stewart McAllister
ed. John Legard
ass. Jim Garrel, Peter M. Sime, Bob Paynter, Cyril Moorhead and Paul Khan
m. Cedric Thorpe Davie
m. cond. Muir Mathieson
sd. rec. Ken Cameron
narr. w. & s. Moray McLaren

Shotlist: Credits (.31) Caption and verse (.43) l/s of Prince Street, Edinburgh, and castle. Crowds line Princes Street, pipes and drums parade along street at the west end. Crowds outside Caledonian Hotel (1.32) Pan across Forth Rail Bridge as train crosses (1.47) Shots from train of the countryside, steam locomotive on country line, locomotive crossing a bridge; shots ahead of railway lines and Grampian landscape (2.46) shot of small town square as people gather to meet local bus, talk to friends, and board bus for Pitlochry. Poster inside bus advertising Festival of Britain Exhibition of Industrial Power, Glasgow (4.21) Bus driver and scenes from bus. Bus on road (5.17) shot of new road across Rannoch Moor alongside one of Wade's roads. Bus driver leaves messages at wayside box (6.23) gvs sheep farm. Men put ewes into rowing boat for transport to island grazing (7.35) A waterfall. L/s of hydro-electric power dam under construction (8.15) gvs of landscape around lochs. shot of road disappearing into man-made loch (9.17) int. of a power station of dam and machinery (10.10) Fisherman in river, shots of loch, surrounding hills. shots of forest and foresters at work chopping logs. Gamekeeper with rifle stalks vermin in forest (12.05) Herd of young deer, flight of birds (12.18) Skiers on snowy slopes (12.43) Hikers, gvs scenery, c/u of foliage (14.01) shot of railway line, a steamer, coastal scenery, castle ruins (14.32) ext. of Castle Urquhart on Loch Ness (14.39) ext. of Eilean Donan Castle (14.48) Ext. of Glamis Castle. c/u of masonry. shots inside of the crypt, a suit of armour, "Duncan's Room" and stairs (16.10) Portrait of James V and shots of the drawing room furnishings (16.46) Family portraits (17.00) countess of Strathmore's bedroom, mother of Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother (17.47) shots of Inverness (17.58) Inside a local newspaper office (18.19) l/s of mill (?) (18.28) Vessel "Dragon" passing through lock on Caledonian Canal (18.36) Fishing fleet at quay in Buckie harbour (18.47) Highland cattle and market pens, Glenlochy Distillery behind (19.03) Cattle ranch shelter (19.20) Sunset (19.24) Ben Nevis Distillery (19.39) l/s down to Kinlochleven and aluminium plant (19.54) l/s of Edinburgh Castle and down to crowd lined Princes Street. shots of pipes and drums parading down the West End during the Gathering of the Clans (20.50) ecs (20.56)