ULLAPOOL HARBOUR AND FISHING 1961

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Places:

  • Ross-shire

Subjects:

  • Fish and fishing
  • War

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: ULLAPOOL HARBOUR AND FISHING 1961

Reference number: 3481

Date: 1961*

Director: filmed by James McIntyre

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 16 mins

Description: Scenes of fishing boats arriving in Ullapool and landing their catch with shots of fishwives salting the fish. Amateur footage filmed in the early 1960s, including shots of three navy warships sailing down the loch.

Film maker James McIntyre, draper in Ullapool. Born on Lewis but lived most of his life in Ullapool.

Shotlist: [no title or credits] [Very beginning oof] scenes of Ullapool sea front with the pier (1.16) followed by shots of a fishing fleet moored in the bay (2.11) scenes of fishing boats in harbour landing their catch with crowds gathering around the harbour area. There are shots of boats landing, people gathered around, boats going out to sea again, baskets of fish being filled and crates being unloaded from boat on a rope 'pulley' (8.37) women salting fish in barrels, elevated view of the work area and barrels stacked in yard (9.44) shots of fishing fleet in water (10.06) sunset, followed by barrels being loaded on boats in the harbour (11.56) shots of a steamer and three Royal Navy (unidentified) warships sailing down the loch (14.38)