UPPER DEESIDE

Luibeg Cottage, where a horse drinks from the stream before pulling the cart across. Gamekeeper with his dog, two young hostellers hiking up a steep path and over the narrow footbridge across Luibeg Burn. (clip)

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Places:

  • Aberdeenshire

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Nature
  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: UPPER DEESIDE

Reference number: 1880

Date: 1949*

Director: filmed by Harry C. Hampton

Sponsor: Scottish Youth Hostel Association

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.58 mins

Description: The youth hostels and surrounding walking country of Upper Deeside taking in Lochanagar, Lairig Ghru, Braeriach and Aviemore.

Shotlist: Title (.15); Shot of Ballater youth hostel (.30); Next morning cyclists and walkers set out. Shots of Glen Muick falls (1.24); Map and general views of Braemar castle and surrounding landscape (2.00); Lochanagar and old Invercauld bridge. Shots of hostellers crossing bridge (2.20); Shot of Braemar hostel (2.28); Preparing for the road. Hostellers set off and hike to Linn o'Dee (3.40); Shot of sign. Waterfall and deer (4.13); The Lairig Ghru, Britain's highest pass. Map showing proposed route (4.41); Shots of youth hostellers and Highland scenery including warning sign to climbers concerning the stalking season (5.37); Luibeg cottage near Derry lodge. Shots of cottage (5.46); Keeper Scott and his retriever. Shots of keeper and dog (6.06); Shots of hostellers on hike to Luibeg burn (6.41); Footbridge over Luibeg burn. Shots of the hostellers crossing bridge (7.01); Ben MacDhui from Luibeg bridge. Shots of same (7.29); Braeriach and Corrie Brochan. General views of Highland scenery (8.48); The Pools of Dee near the top of the pass. Shots of pools including hostellers in swimming (9.24); The summit of the Lairig Ghru. Shots of hostellers on the summit (9.38); Descending the pass to Aviemore. Shots of hostellers descending from Lairig Ghru (10.47); End credits (10.58)