TRAIN JOURNEY, FORT WILLIAM TO MALLAIG AND BACK

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Places:

  • Invernesshire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: TRAIN JOURNEY, FORT WILLIAM TO MALLAIG AND BACK

Reference number: 10012

Date: 1932*

Director: filmed by George Stewart

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.06 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a road trip to Inverness and a railway journey from Fort William to Mallaig.

Shotlist: GVs Linlithgow Palace. GVs Stirling Castle in distance and shots of a main street. A pipe band leads a parade along the street. Various shots of roads, landscape and cars and motorcycles driving along a country road. Shots of Killin street with a dairy and tea shop. Shots of river and more GVs of landscape. Meggernie Castle gatehouse. Shots of an Taymouth Castle and grounds. Shots of people gathered outside the castle. Shots of a town main street and more shots of the river. Distant shots of another castle. Shots of landscape with a steam train traveling through it. Shots of Pitlochry main street. Shots of a railway bridge. Shots of the war memorial to Cameron Highlanders in Inverness. Shots of main street. Panning shots along banks of River Ness, churches and bridges. Inverness Castle. Old Suspension Bridge. Road works beside Loch Ness. Shots of a man using a horse and hand plough to plough a field. Urquhart Castle. GVs Loch Ness, Caledonian Canal, paddle steamer Iona sailing away. TRAIN JOURNEY, FORT WILLIAM TO MALLAIG AND BACK footage of the landscape taken from a train. Shots of sign for Locheilside railway station taken from the train carriage. Shots taken from the train winding along the track. Shots of the Glenfinnan Viaduct then Glenfinnan station. Shots from Loch Ailort railway station, Arisaig station and Morar station. The train stops at Mallaig station. GVs harbour and boats. Fisherwomen sitting around harbour waiting to work, some chatting and knitting. Return journey.