SHINTY IN THE HIGHLANDS

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Places:

  • Highlands, the

Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • NAIRN, James S.

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SHINTY IN THE HIGHLANDS

Reference number: 1972

Date: 1934

Director: [filmed by James S. Nairn?]

Sponsor: [ Playhouse Cinema, Inverness]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.10 mins

Description: A shinty match in the Highlands between Kingussie v Newtonmore on 3rd February, 1934 which was abandoned nine minutes from the end, due to spectators rushing onto field after a dispute with the linesman after a Kingussie player was sent off. Footage of the replay match on 17th February. The games were for the Camanachd Cup.

Can label credits camera work to James Nairn of the Playhouse Inverness. Film donated by retired projectionist from Playhouse, Inverness,

Credits: Newtonmore: Donald Kennedy; C Kennedy; R Ross; J Ross; Alasdair MacDonald; Duncan MacDonald; Angus MacDonald; John MacDonald; James MacDonald; George Sellar; Minto Sellar; Angus MacPherson.

Kingussie: Iain Cattanach; Fred Clark; Charles Clark; Robin Faulkner; Kitchner Falkner; Edward MacLeod; Robert MacPherson; Angus MacKenzie; Alasdair MacKenzie; James McWilliam; William Dallas; Ian? Pat Grant.

Shotlist: Credits (.13) Kingussie v Newtonmore. Teams posed for camera at start of match. The match begins. gvs of play (1.42) Kingussie scores. Shot of the goal (1.54) shots of the spectators (2.51) Match abandoned owing to spectators rushing field. Newtonmore 4 Kingussie 2. Shots of "invasion of pitch" (4.02) Kingussie v Newtonmore replay match. Newtonmore 7 Kingussie 0. Shots of the match in progress (5.01) Shots of spectators intercut with shots of the match (6.10) [Incomplete].

[First match - 3 Feb 1934] [Replay - 17 Feb 1934]