STAFFA AND IONA

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Places:

  • Argyllshire

Subjects:

  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: STAFFA AND IONA

Reference number: 6746

Date: 1956, August

Director: filmed by Robert H Paterson

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.31 mins

Description: Trip from Oban to Staffa and Iona, visiting the tourist sites. [Accompanied by voiceover and classical music]

Shotlist: Title (0.09) credits (0.20) gvs MacBrayne steamer King George V at Oban harbour. Passengers boarding (0.38) brief view Captain, steamer casts off from Oban harbour (1.00) gvs passengers on board (1.12) heading towards sound of Mull, by the tip of Lismore. Pass Duart castle on Mull (1.29) other shipping craft in the sound (1.59) MacBraynes terminal Tobermory (2.03) Western Isles Hotel, Mishnish Hotel, buildings along harbour (2.14) Tobermory harbour (2.30) cruise liner Killearn (2.36) tracking shot from bow (2.49) approach to the Treshnish Isles and the 'Dutchman's Cap' in the far distance (2.56) Isle of Staffa, people disembarking (3.13) people walking along pathway Fingal's Cave, view entrance and balsatic columns (3.48) small boats leaving Isle and approach steamer (4.10) view Staffa from boat, tracking shot from boat (4.25) Iona, pan small slipway at beach and surrounding buildings (4.45) steamer lying just off shore (4.55) ext. Iona Abbey, standing stone (5.07) int. abbey (5.14) ext., standing stone, people outside abbey (5.29) view of steamer, surrounding landscape, haystacks (5.41) people walking past houses on street (5.47) people preparing to board small red boat, on boat, on steamer (6.12) view from steamer as it departs Iona (6.28) elevated view village Easdale on Seil island (6.33) two girls and mother having picnic by car (6.37) Clachan bridge across Clachan sound to Seil island (6.43) Easdale village, remnants of slate industry (6.49) small yacht, shore landscape, children in rowing boat (7.04) old pier with derelict crane and broken steps (7.10) girls and mother walking in deserted street by Easdale cottages (7.25) The End (7.31)