TALES FROM THE NORTH

A man on a day trip to Pitlochry has a fly dram in a bar and ends up hallucinating. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Fish and fishing
  • Food and drink
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel
  • Animals

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: TALES FROM THE NORTH

Reference number: 2638

Date: 1958

Director: [filmed by SAAC]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: fiction

Running time: 7.44 mins

Description: Made at the SAAC's annual Crieff weekend, the film is a whimsical look at human foibles.

Shotlist: titles (0.6) car enters Pitlochry, gvs local industrial sites - tweed factory (0.36) Blair Atholl distillery (1.02) A tale of a whale or a whale of a tale gvs salmon ladder, local man tells visitors about the "large" fish he caught (1.44) A tale of a Patch wee boys look in camera shop window. Mother finds hole in his trousers and takes him into tweed factory and selects bale of material (2.54) The foolish virgins 1958 Pitlochry Festival Theatre grounds "Scotland's Theatre in the Hills". Queuing for tickets, two women having tea in the grounds whilst waiting for the queue to go down. They leave it too late and the "house full" sign goes up (4.51) Highland Pink Elephants man visits Blair Atholl distillery, enjoys the hospitality of the bar, has one dram too many and starts to hallucinate (7.35) The End (7.44)