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  • Perth and Perthshire


  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel
  • Water and waterways


  • Amateur
  • Nature
  • Travelogue


  • MARSHALL, Frank M.


  • 1950s

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Reference number: 3817

Date: 1959

Director: filmed by Frank M. Marshall

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.03 mins

Description: A brief travelogue of places to holiday in Scotland; taken during the summer months the gardens of country house hotels shown here are in full bloom. Includes interior shots of hotels and scenic views.

Shotlist: Opening credits (0.17) ints. and exts. of Johnstounburn Hotel, outside Edinburgh, showing rooms and gardens (1.36) brief shot of traffic on road with Forth rail bridge in background, followed by exts. of Rufflets Hotel, outside St. Andrews (2.15) shot of cars passing through the West Port at St. Andrews, shots of St. Andrews Cathedral, shots of St. Andrews students in gowns walking along the pier (3.05) l/s of St. Andrews castle, m/s of Royal and Ancient clubhouse (3.31) landscapes around Loch Lomond including Old Castle Hotel (4.45) landscapes around Lochs Lorne and Fyne, including Highland cattle (5.33) ext. of Stonefield Castle Hotel and gardens containing a variety of rhododendrons and azaleas in flower at Tarbert, followed by shots of Tarbert harbour, and ls seals basking in the sun on rocks (7.08) ls sign "Beware of Sheep"; sheep wandering on the road to Oban as car swerves by (8.23) c/u Oban sign; gvs Oban, ls along Corridan esplanade, ms Marine Hotel; Oban harbour, ls departing ferry, c/u sign for Iona ferry; c/u second sign advertising pleasure trips [e.g. "Seal Island and Grass Point, Mull"]; ls small boats taking passengers; shots cars leaving the beach at Ganavan Sands, sunbathers and children playing (9.18) cars passing along narrow roads, Pass of Brander, c/u Highland cow drinking water from stream, followed by shots of Kilchurn Castle, Loch Awe and the church and thatched houses in Fortingall; c/u hors d'Ĺ“uvre table; ls Fortingall Yew Tree; gvs nearby country roads and scenery (11.12) street scenes in Pitlochry; gvs Pitlochry Tweeds shop, with brief int., ext. Festival Theatre (12.10) l/s + m/s of hydroelectric plant, dam and Loch Faskally, brief street scene in Moulin (12.45) landscapes around Glen Shee and Dalmunzie House Hotel (14.03)