SKYE

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Places:

  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SKYE

Reference number: 12535

Date: 1931*

Director: filmed by James Reid

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.47 mins

Description: Amateur footage of Skye in the early 1930s.

Films shot by donor’s grandfather, James Reid, before 1933.
James Reid, was born in Aberdeen in September 1876 and died in Largs in 1968. His grandfather, William Reid, was a photographer and photo camera maker in Aberdeen.

Note: Badly shrunk - most of the film was viewed through a magnifying glass.

See also refs. 12536 and 12537

Shotlist: Gvs landscape and seascape of Skye. Shots of four women standing outside Post Office at Ardvasar (wooden hut). Portree. Dunvegan Castle. Stone croft with a thatched roof. Four children standing in bare feet holding flowers out to the camera. Eilean Donan Castle.