CATTLE FROM THE UPLANDS

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Places:

  • Dumfriesshire

Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Animals
  • Food and drink
  • Landscapes and seascapes

Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Campbell Harper Productions

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CATTLE FROM THE UPLANDS

Reference number: 2004

Date: 1955c

Production company: [ Campbell Harper Films Ltd.]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 26.42 mins

Description: Cattle farming in the Uplands of Scotland, from hillside to market.

Shotlist: [Please note this film has been shotlisted at 24fps but actual running speed is 18fps. Overall running tie at 18fps is 26.42 mins]

[no credits] Long shots of the uplands and cattle (0.50); Shots of workers in their canteen, buying and eating a meat dish, and a man tucking into a steak (1.34); Shots of man testing wheat crop and combine harvester reaping the field (2.13); Shots of cattle feeding in barn (2.26); Long, panning shots of the fields, hills and sky with cattle in the foreground (3.16); [brief blank section] More shots of the country and cattle farmer manuring fields (5.20); Cattle with their calves (5.43); Long shots of the countryside in winter, with patches of snow - farmer and his collie herding the sheep and cattle into barn (6.25); Shots of cattle and calves on the hills and in the snow (7.26); Shots of farmer feeding cattle hay in the snow (8.11); Shot of farm workers building a new barn (8.56); Shot of cow and her calf feeding in the barn (9.22); More shots of cattle feeding (9.40); Shots of man making barn roof (10.01); Shots of cattle in field (10.25); Shots of men sorting the hay into bundles and finished bundles with cows going past (11.23); More shots of cattle in winter feeding (12.29); [brief blank section] Shots of cattle on hill (13.05); Shots of men working in fields ( 13.32); More farm work being done in the fields and panning shots of the countryside (15.57); Cattle being examined (16.49); More shots of the countryside and cattle and sheep in the snow and feeding in the barn (17.59); Livestock being taken into the market in a lorry and shots of the market and the auctions (19.30); Shot of plate with steak and vegetables (19.42); More shots of the countryside (20.01); [no end credits]