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Reference number: 2258

Date: 1974

Director: d. Mark Littlewood, Mike Alexander

Sponsor: Films of Scotland, the County Council of East Lothian and the Town councils of Dunbar, East Linton, Haddington, North Berwick and Prestonpans

Production company: Pelicula Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 21 mins

Description: The towns, castles and farmland of East Lothian.

See production file.

Credits: treat. Forsyth Hardy
comm. Ian Finlay
nar. Gordon Jackson
theme m. David Dorward Bach
preludes Joan Dickson
holiday music Bread, Love and Dreams
loc.sd. Louis Kramer, Alex Brown
dub. mix. Richard King
ph. Mark Littlewood

Shotlist: Credits (0.18) night shot of Bass Rock and East Lothian hills taken from a boat (1.38) brief shots Whitekirk Church, Dirleton, Hailes, Dunbar and Tantallon castle (2.59) gvs pageant in Dunbar streets with floats etc. (3.39) c/u kittiwakes (3.55) gvs Dunbar Harbour (4.08) shots of dinghy yachts on firth of Forth and shots of outdoor swimming pool at North Berwick (4.59) gvs harbour at North Berwick and families on the beach (5.54) shot of Bernard Gallagher driving off first tee at Muirfield during Ryder Cup with shots of Christie O'Connor and Tom Weiskopf putting on 18th green (7.04) c/u gannets on Bass Rock (7.40) gulls, cormorants and puffins on Craigleith Rock (8.11) gvs Aberlady Bay at sunset (8.32) gvs fields and brief shot Ormiston (9.00) shots of people in historical costume working horse-drawn plough and carts (10.11) shots combine harvesters at work (10.25) workers at Burnside market garden (10.36) combine harvesters at work (11.43) shot of dovecote (11.47) brief shot cast-iron fountain at East Linton (11.55) Preston mill with c/u water wheel at work (12.44) aerials and gvs farm steadings and villages (13.32) brief shots Hamilton Tower, the mercat cross of Preston and Hamilton House (13.58) brief shots Pencaitland Norman church, Aberlady, Bolton and East Saltoun churches (14.25) shots of a blacksmith with horse being led in and blacksmith moulding horseshoe and fitting it to the horse's hoof (15.22) brief shots Lennoxlove House, Fountainhall, Elvanston, Winton, Tinninghame, Yester and Gosford Houses (16.24) gvs Haddington and ceremony of the Kirkin' of the Town Council (16.58) shots of Haddington Town House, Bank, houses and parish church of St. Mary's (18.17) c/u stained glass of St. Mary's and int. of church where cellist playing a solo (19.28) gvs high street, Gifford with pony trekkers (19.56) shots of pony trekkers on Lammermuir hills (20.40) ecs (21.17)