HIGHLAND MOODS

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Places:

  • Argyllshire
  • Inner Hebrides
  • Ross-shire

Subjects:

  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Nature
  • Travelogue

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: HIGHLAND MOODS

Reference number: 9410

Date: 1969*

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 23.32 mins

Description: An amateur travelogue around Wester Ross, Argyll and Skye accompanied by literary excerpts and featuring mostly coastal landscapes.

See also refs 9406, 9407, 9408, 9409 and 9411 for other films in this collection.

Credits: script C. M. Maclean
camera E. B. Cairncross

Shotlist: title - panning shots of landscape set to music; mainly a music soundtrack described as ‘Hebrides’ by the commentator; commentary over the scenes of landscape include: quotes of poems by Alexander Smith, Dr. Johnson, R.L. Stevenson, Dorothy Wordsworth; landscape is mostly Argyll, Wester Ross and Skye, including shot of a car ferry, several scenes of coastal towns including Portree, Ullapool, Gairloch; Dunvegan Castle; Donald McLeod prose story of clearance evictions; shots of Highland cattle; shearing sheep; peat cutting; black house; ferries; Glenfinnan monument; panning shots of Highland countryside; credits - The End