EAST SUTHERLAND

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Places:

  • Caithness
  • Sutherland

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: EAST SUTHERLAND

Reference number: 2695

Date: 1952*

Director: [filmed by David Sime]

Sponsor: Countryside Club

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.29 mins

Description: An amateur record of a tour around East Sutherland, featuring such landmarks as the castles of Skibo and Dunrobin and Bonar Bridge. Includes footage of traditional salmon fishers at work and manual sheep shearing.

The amateur films were made for the Countryside Commission by the donor's uncle David Sime who was a pharmacist, photographer and President of the Countryside Commission.

Credits: The Countryside Club presents

Shotlist: credit (0.07) Bonar Bridge (0.20) gvs salmon fishermen out on river in wooden rowing boats, casting nets into the water and pulling in catch (2.19) bridge over the River Carron (2.33) view of the Fannich Hills (2.50) exts Skibo Castle and gardens (3.15) l/s Duke of Sutherland monument (3.20) exts Dunrobin Castle and gardens (4.04) gvs sheep shearing and rolling up of the fleece (5.31) gvs Helmsdale, including elevated shots of harbour bay and ruined castle on headland (6.03) salmon fishers at work in the harbour, casting nets and pulling in catch (7.08) shot of men walking along harbour wall, fishing boats are moored (7.17) sunset over the sea, as seen from Dunnet (7.23) The End (7.29)