TOUCH OF SCOTLAND, a

Dancers enjoying traditional Highland dancing at a Highland Ball held at Glasgow City Chambers. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Subjects:

  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: TOUCH OF SCOTLAND, a

Reference number: 3270

Date: 1964

Director: d. Hans Nieter

Sponsor: Films of Scotland, British Travel and Holidays Association and the Distillers' Company in co-operation with the Scottish Tourist Board

Production company: Anvil Films (Scotland) Ltd.

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 17.32 mins

Description: Glimpses of the diversions offered in the country and towns throughout Scotland.

Credits: ph. Arthur Wooster, Leslie Dear
ed. Robert Keen
management Pamela Paulet
comm. w. James Cameron
m. Muir Mathieson
p. Ken Cameron
Technicolor

Shotlist: credits (.15) Eilean Donan Castle and Loch Duich (1.16) visuals highland landscape (2.07) shots of horse riders at the Selkirk Common Riding (3.00) men line fishing in the Spey (3.19) shots of whisky barrels outside a distillery, and int. shots of whisky being distilled, selected and bottled (4.52) tracking and panning shots from car of highland landscape (6.15) ext. of the Four Seasons Hotel at Lochearn with car driving into its car park (6.39) guests (including man in kilt) relaxing and eating a meal in hotel (7.12) evening shots of lochs (7.30) shot of St. Andrews Royal and Ancient golf course (7.38 ) ext. of Gleneagles Hotel (7.45) guests inside Hotel (8.04) golfers on Gleneagles courses (8.29) shot of Stirling Castle (8.52) shot of steamer on Clyde (8.59) yachting on Clyde (9.44) seals basking (10.05) seabirds on the Bass Rock (11.07) gvs the Highland Show at Ingliston (12.11) shots of Forth Rail and Road Bridges (12.24) shot of Salisbury Crags and l/s Edinburgh with shots of the Castle, Princes Street (12.45) shots of people on Edinburgh streets, a poster for the Edinburgh Festival, people taking photographs of Floral Clock, looking in shop windows (13.32) people drinking whisky in the Caledonian bar (13.59) int. shots of young people dancing 'disco' style to a live band (14.51) night shot of pipe bands marching at the Edinburgh Tattoo (15.39) traditional Highland dancing at a Highland Ball in the City Chambers of Glasgow (17.32)