SCOTLAND: The Highlands

How timber is made into paper in the mill at Corpach near Fort William. (clip)

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  • Highlands, the

Subjects:

  • Education

Genres:

  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: SCOTLAND: The Highlands

Reference number: 4122

Date: 1969

Director: d. Peter Boulton

Sponsor: The Educational Foundation for Visuals Aids

Production company: Boulton-Hawker Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 17.52 mins

Description: Takes a look at the ways in which the face of the highlands has changed towards modern demands.

See also sister film at ref. 4123.

Credits: produced in association with The Educational Foundation for Visual Aids with the co-operation of the National Committee for Audio-Visual Aids in Education
educational adviser Dennis Walshaw
ph. Peter Boulton
maps Gladys Catterall, John Catterall, Anne Marie Boulton

Shotlist: Opening credits (0.09) map of Scotland, aerial tracking shot of the Cairngorms (1.14) aerial tracking shot over the Glen More landscape and Loch Ness (1.42) aerial tracking shot over the north-west highland landscape (2.15) snow blizzard landscape scenes in the west highlands (2.40) shots of small crofter cottage and modern house settlements (3.25) gvs farming in such communities where hand held tools are being used (3.54) gvs Ullapool fishing port (4.17) gvs Aberdeen harbour, fishing boats and fish gutting (4.45) fishing boat coming into Fraserburgh harbour (5.18) signs of tourism in the highlands - cars and caravans passing along a small road, sight see-ers admiring views, camping site (6.14) gvs Ben Nevis (6.44) pleasure steamer and motor boat cruising on sea loch. Tracking shot from this boat showing seals basking on rocks (7.31) fishing and water-skiing on loch Earn (7.53)gvs the holiday centre at Aviemore (8.39) skiers board a bus to take them to the slopes followed by gvs Cairngorm ski run and chairlifts (9.32) gvs at a highland games (10.01) gvs hydroelectric plants throughout the highlands (11.17) gvs aluminium works near Fort William (11.50) ext. whisky distilleries in Dufftown - Glendullan, Parkmore, Glenfiddich, White Horse (12.30) gvs Glen More followed by gvs forestry plantation and tree felling (13.40) gvs at pulp mill at Annat near Fort William, showing how paper is produced from timber (15.25) gvs farming - sheep and shepherd in field, tractor ploughing, cattle in pasture (17.27) ecs (17.52)