MULLARDOCH

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Invernesshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Power resources

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: MULLARDOCH

Reference number: 3455

Date: 1955*

Sponsor: Bruce Peebles & Co., Ltd.

Production company: Bruce Peebles & Co., Ltd.

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.19 mins

Description: An amateur industrial documentary showing the Mullardoch Hydro Electric Power Station in Inverness-shire and the generator/turbine supplied by Bruce Peebles & Co. Ltd, Edinburgh. (13 mins)

Shotlist: Opening credits (0.14) A 2400 kw. Hydro-Electric Power Station 90 feet underground. The Mullardoch Power Station is part of the Mullardoch-Fasnakyle-Affric project of the North of Scotland Hydro Electric Board by whose kind permission this film is shown. The equipment comprises a 2400 kw. induction generator driven by a Francis Turbine. (0.48) gv's of Glen Cannich with brief shot of Mullardoch (1.16) map of Scotland pinpointing Mullardoch in Inverness-shire (1.28) brief shot outside the gates of the factory of Bruce Peebles & Co. Ltd, Edinburgh (1.36) ints. of the factory showing generator/turbine on the production line moving onto b&w and col stills of the component parts of a generator/turbine (2.46) animated diagram showing the principles of the movement of a generator/turbine (4.08) b&w stills of generators/turbines (4.30) brief shot of a black car leaving the factory (4.39) "Sir William Wallace" car ferry departing beside the Forth Rail bridge (5.01) tracking shot from car of a highland road (5.07) single shot of traffic going over a bridge in an unidentified town (5.18) continuation of tracking shot from the car as it approaches Cannich and the Power Station (8.18) c/u of a map of the loch (8.28) ext shots of the station moving onto int shots of the station below ground via a lift with a tour of the generators/turbines in operation (9.39) panning shot of the loch (10.01) gv's of the dam in operation along with shots of the power station (11.12) [b&w] shots of the int of the station above ground along with the control room (11.35) [col] shot of electric pylons(12.05) tracking shot from car of highland road (12.15) single shot of the hillside (12.33) upward panning shot of a generator/turbine (12.53) e.c.s. (13.19).