CLIFF RESCUE, a

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Places:

  • Outer Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Animals
  • Landscapes and seascapes

Genres:

  • Amateur

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Films / Thames and Clyde Productions

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CLIFF RESCUE, a

Reference number: 3017

Date: 1955c

Director: filmed by W.S. Dobson

Production company: [ Scottish Productions Ltd]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.47 mins

Description: A promotional film illustrating the work of the Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Shotlist: A sheep is stranded on a dangerous cliff on the Isle of Lewis. The local SSPCA Inspector is called out to help (0.24) gvs Stornoway harbour (0.44) policeman alerts SSPCA inspector and they travel by van to the scene of the incident (2.14) the Inspector is lowered down cliff face by rope, ties rope to sheep and both are hauled back up cliff by shepherd and helpers (4.24) sheep is returned to the fold. The End (4.47)