BEALACH NA BA - APPLECROSS

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Places:

  • Ross-shire

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Travelogue

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: BEALACH NA BA - APPLECROSS

Reference number: 8392

Date: 1972

Director: [filmed by Dr James B B Baird]

Sound: sound

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.48 mins

Description: Amateur holiday footage of a trip from Plockton to Applecross by Land Rover, via the single track road over the Bealach na Ba or 'Pass of the Cattle'.

Title preserved as part of an AHRC funded video preservation project in partnership with Glasgow University, entitled 'Children and Amateur Media in Scotland'.

Shotlist: shots of village of Applecross - Land Rover sets out along road - gvs Land Rover on road and tracking shots on road - shots of road signs, passing through Achmore on A890, along side of Loch Carron on single track road, through tunnel - passing through Lochcarron, road sign to Applecross - gvs passing Loch Kishorn, warning sign about road to Applecross and 'Pass of the Cattle - Open' sign - Land Rover starts ascent up single track road - gvs road and landscape - gvs hairpin bends and safety barriers - shots reaching summit of Bealach na Ba - gvs towards Applecross and deer in field - road signs before entering Applecross - young woman sitting on bonnet of Land Rover - family beside Land Rover at Applecross Bay - shot of parish church - road sign 'Camusterrach' and shots of shore - gvs main street in Applecross, Post Office - THE END (4.48)