STRENGTH OF THE GLENS

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Places:

  • Ross-shire

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Power resources

Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: STRENGTH OF THE GLENS

Reference number: 5348

Date: 1952c

Production company: [Templar Films]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.39 mins

Description: Overview of the Kerry Falls Hydro-Electric Generating Station, Ross-shire.

Shotlist: Title. (0.03) a water fall (0.14) signpost, North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board Kerry Falls Generating Station shot of same (0.23) flag bearing eagle's wings (0.29) telegraph repairs (0.39) farmer and cattle (0.47) crofter (0.54) woman using an electric cooker (1.10) two men discussing map (1.18) coal mining, coal in rail carts, gvs landscape, river (2.25) men in boat crossing river by means of pulley wires. One lowers a measuring device into the river and listen on headphones (3.12) men turning handles (3.19) shot dam (3.26) ext. crowds outside station (4.00) int. brief ceremony, speech; female dignitary turns handle; c/u belts turning wheels; gvs control room, technicians operating machinery (4.14) int. house, woman ironing, man reading paper, using a coal fire and paraffin lamp (5.08) ext. shots woodland and kilted man overlooking reservoir (5.39)