ROYAL SCOTLAND

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire
  • Argyllshire
  • Edinburgh
  • Highlands, the
  • Stirlingshire
  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Royalty

Genres:

  • Documentary

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: ROYAL SCOTLAND

Reference number: 1696

Date: 1946

Production company: Crown Film Unit

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.07 mins

Description: A record of Royal visits to Scotland, including shots of King George VI and the Royal Family visiting Balmoral and Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret at the Highland games.

Credits: Made by Gerry Bryant, Jonah Jones, Ken Cameron, Terry Trench, and Richard Warren
The Kirkintilloch Junior Choir conducted by Rev John R Macpherson
The Pipe Band of the City of Glasgow Police directed by Pipe John MacDonald

Shotlist: Credits (.07); Shot of monument at Glenfinnan (.13); Close-up of the inscription (.19); Tilting shot up monument (.24); Close-up and general views (.31); Panning shot of landscape (.44); Shot of Highland cattle (1.01); General views of hikers, fishermen and a deer hunter returning with game (1.30); General views of grouse shooting party on the moor (1.55); Pipe band and spectators (2.00); Shots of King George VI being met outside Ballater railway station, inspecting the guard of honour, then leaving by car with his family. Shot of pipe band (2.30); General views of the River Dee (2.57); Royal family in car enter the gates of Balmoral. Brief shot of the Royal Standard (3.09); Long shot of Balmoral Castle (3.19); General views of Stirling Castle (3.35); Shot of soldiers being drilled (3.51); Long shot of Stirling Castle (3.59); General views of Melrose Abbey (4.20); General views of the landscape (4.40); Sign at the scene of the Massacre of Glencoe in 1692. General views of Glencoe (5.05); King George VI, Queen Elizabeth and Princess Margaret arrive by car at Highland Games. General views of Highland Games, participants and spectators (5.58); Shot of a golfer teeing off. Shot of the Royal and Ancient Clubhouse and pan round to golf course (6.17); Golfers putting (6.21); General views of Holyroodhouse and the Abbey (6.44); General views of Linlithgow Palace (7.05); General views of Hermitage Castle (7.25); Shot across to Lochleven Castle (7.32); General views of forest (7.43); Pan from Calton Hill of Edinburgh city centre and across to the Castle (7.55); Shot up to Castle. Shot of Castle panning down to Princes Street, lined with crowds. General views of pipe band in Princes Street (8.27); Shots of mountain scenery possibly in Skye (8.54); End credits (9.07).