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Reference number: 4380

Date: 1952*

Director: [filmed by David Sime]

Sponsor: The Scottish Countryside Club

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.54 mins

Description: Springtime shots around farm and country land. Includes daffodil harvesting, ploughing field, lamb feeding.

The amateur films were made for the Countryside Commission by the donor's uncle David Sime who was a pharmacist and photographer and President of the Countryside Commission.

This film was digitised with funding from BFI Unlocking Film Heritage. You can also view the film on BFI Player at http://tinyurl.com/kbvf9gg [last accessed 24/3/2015]

Credits: The Scottish Countryside Club presents

Shotlist: The Scottish Countryside Club presents Welcome Spring (0.11) gvs spring pastures, a woman (film makers wife?) walks in woodland; m/s swans in marshy pond area; woman and young girl feed lambs milk from bottle (4.38) a family harvests a field of daffodils by hand (6.53) man ploughing field with horse drawn plough (7.13) young boy playing with lamb (8.02) woman (film makers wife?) walks in springtime woodland; sunset (8.51) The End (8.54)