SCOTLAND NOW

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Borders
  • Edinburgh
  • Inner Hebrides
  • Outer Hebrides
  • Renfrewshire
  • Ross-shire
  • Roxburghshire

Subjects:

  • Agriculture
  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Celts and celtic culture
  • Fish and fishing
  • Ships and shipping
  • Sporting activities
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SCOTLAND NOW

Reference number: 4698

Date: 1970c

Director: d. Damian Brown

Production company: Scottish Transport Group

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 29.11 mins

Description: A journey on an Eastern Scottish coach from London to Edinburgh, and coach journeys across Scotland from Uist to Kelso.

Credits: ed. David Mingay
ph. Andrew Carchrae
facilities Solus Enterprises

Shotlist: credits (0.04) gvs Eastern Scottish coach travelling from London to Edinburgh intercut with shot of pipe band in Edinburgh, shots taken crossing Tyne Bridge and passing Borders countryside and Princes Street, Edinburgh (2.58) aerials Edinburgh, including Arthur's Seat, Edinburgh New Town and the Castle (3.08) gvs Holyrood House and Scott Monument (5.10) gvs Ingliston, including horse and cattle show and brass band (6.38) gvs ferry crossing from Gourock to Dunoon and pipe band on their way to the Cowal Games (8.06) gvs Cowal Games, including shots of tossing the hammer, judo, a child eating candy floss and of the marquee (11.30) gvs coach journey north to Mallaig (13.25) gvs ferry crossing to Skye, Skye scenery (15.30) gvs ferry crossing to South Uist (16.05) gvs man playing the accordion on the pier's edge (16.15) gvs South Uist including summer flowers, water lilies, crofts, cattle, children playing, haystacks, crofter gathering peat, drystane dykes, village and boats (19.22) gvs ferry leaving Lochboisdale (20.11) gvs ferry leaving Kyleakin for Kyle of Lochalsh (21.50) gvs coach journey from Kyle of Lochalsh for Ullapool, including coastal views (23.40) gvs haymaking near Ullapool (24.10) gvs Ullapool, including Kirk and fishing boats (24.45) gvs paddle steamer "Waverley" on Firth of Clyde (25.37) gvs the Borders, including coach trip from Edinburgh to Kelso, farmers at work, Abbey, fly fishing on the Tweed, viaduct over the river, sunset over the southern uplands (28.55) ecs (29.11)