IN THE LAND OF LORNE

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Salmon fishers of Loch Feochan - fishermen landing salmon in nets by hand, fish is then killed with sticks and lined up on the shore. (clip)

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Scenes of a family holiday in Argyll. Car drags caravan uphill, picnic at Ganavan Sands, boy in water with model boat. (clip)

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Places:

  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing
  • Religion

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: IN THE LAND OF LORNE

Reference number: 1804

Date: 1936

Director: [filmed by Revd. George Allan]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.00 mins

Description: A family holiday in Argyll, and a boat trip to Staffa and Iona.

Rev. George Allan was minister in the Fenwick district c. 1930/34 and Port Glasgow 1935/39. His films, taken as a hobby, reflect community life centred on activities associated with the local church. The footage is well shot and edited.

See also films from this collection by Revd. Allan at 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1805 and 1807

Shotlist: No credits. A sojourn in Argyll 1936. Shots of caravan and car and general family shots. Shots of the Ganavan sands and family shots at the seaside. Tayvallich. Shots taken from boat and shot of fishing boat. Family boarding motor boat and shots taken from same. Easdale Bridge. The only bridge across the Atlantic. Shots of the bridge over the Atlantic. Salmon fishers of Loch Feochan. Shots of fishermen landing salmon in nets. The fish are then killed with sticks and removed from the nets. Shots of fish lying on the shore. Staffa. Shots of Staffa from boat and shots of the caves, etc on the island. Iona. Shots of Iona taken from boat (7.00)