ROAD TO THE ISLES 1964, the

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Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Nature
  • Travelogue

People/organisations:

  • NEELY, Anne

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: ROAD TO THE ISLES 1964, the

Reference number: 9431

Date: 1964

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 34.03 mins

Description: Amateur holiday footage of two women travelling around Scotland, camping in fields and visiting friends.

Shotlist: title - gvs Leicester London Road railway station, porters on platform, station master with flower buttonhole, passengers, kiosk (0.24) gvs London Road looking towards YMCA (0.33) gvs woman sitting in sun in garden shelling beans - women in garden - gvs woman walking past outdoor Festival Cafe (1.26) gvs man and women chatting in garden - scenes on street as women depart in Austin A40 cars (2.47) gvs at petrol station, women talking on phone, at door of caravan and in garden (3.16) l/s street and crooked spire of St. Mary and All Saints in Chesterfield - closer shots of spire from street level - gvs town and market cross, Castle Hotel, woman comes out of grocer's shop - gvs house 'The Larches' at Kirkby Stephen, woman poses with family outside front door (4.26) gvs yacht and steamer Duchess of Hamilton approaching pier at Gourock - cars disembark, others queue to drive on, including woman in Austin A40 (5.09) older couple chatting to women in garden of modern bungalow - gvs cottage on coast road near Dunoon, woman comes out to garden to read MacBraynes timetable - other woman pretends to pack boot of car, climbs in herself and tries to close tailgate - gvs woman in public gardens at Dunoon Pier looking at sundial, statue of Highland Mary - gvs group of people on pier on rainy day, all return to large house - scenes outside house as women pack Austin A40 and drive away (7.50) gvs at Oban harbour, steamer Lochnevis departs, boats in harbour, ferry Columba, vehicles disembarking, women on deck - ferry departs, passing naval vessels and cruise liner, passes Duart Castle on Mull - woman at pier at Tobermory (9.30) gvs women's tent at beach across water from Iona Abbey - woman walking along beach - gvs boat arriving at shore, tracking shots from boat approaching Iona Abbey - brief shots of man carrying fish - ext and int shots of abbey, St. Martin's Cross, abbey restoration work - gvs of steamer off-shore, launches coming ashore for passengers - passengers disembark at Fionnphort pier - gvs women's camp-site at beach, cattle on shore (12.23) gvs at Tobermory ferry terminal building, yachts in bay, regatta, people swimming and in dinghies, water-skiing, women relaxing at waterfront, watching through binoculars, rowing races, people getting out of rowing boat, crowds watching from waterfront (16.02) gvs man walking up road in village, lighting cigarettes with group of women, carrying firewood down path - shots of lochan - women carrying firewood - boys playing outside cottage, pan across village and hill (17.12) more gvs of women's tent at beach across water from Iona Abbey, yacht at anchor, cattle on shore - woman watching ferry Columba at pier, passengers disembarking, cars driving on board - woman posing for camera at pier and on deck of ferry - woman walking up path through glen (18.45) woman on deck of ferry at Mallaig, seagulls on handrail - gvs harbour and seagulls - gvs group of women outside Mathesons Self Service (19.27) sign 'Uig Pier' - gvs women on board ferry 'Hebrides', departing from Uig - gvs harbour at Stornoway, fishing boats, boys fishing from pier, Lews Castle in background - SY302 Queen of the Isles arrives in harbour, gulls fly around, fisherman mends net (21.03) gvs croft, farmhouse, landscape - women in car and walking along road, climbing on peat-stack - brief gv Stornoway harbour - gvs woman walking along country road, mountains in background - gvs Amhuinnsuidhe Castle on Harris, angler on shore, woman picking flowers - gvs women relaxing at sandy bay, paddling, setting up camp with frame tent, pumping up airbed - gvs bay, folding up tent (24.40) gvs landscape, mountains, blackhouses, bay - woman standing at signpost near Rodel harbour - gvs women visiting St. Clement's Church at Rodel - gvs coastline and cottages (25.36) gvs from ferry departing from Tarbert pier (25.51) gvs woman walking along town street with woman and children - children playing in play-park - shots of boy and girl in house - woman and children putting up frame tent in back garden - gv town street, river and weir (27.22) int gvs in glass factory, men blowing glass, women grinding and polishing, finished items on display (28.13) women and children skipping on street outside house (28.46) gvs women on street in Edinburgh housing estate, getting into Riley Elf - gv Arthur's Seat and Edinburgh skyline, Forth Road Bridge, Forth Rail Bridge (29.34) gvs Holy Loch, USS Hunley at anchor, other vessels at pier (29.52) gvs from woman's garden near Dunoon, paddle steamer passing on firth - c/u shots women in garden and at shore (30.30) gvs policemen on duty on road in Dunoon, one wearing radio pack and antenna, crowds walking along road - women watching parade of pipe bands along street from upper window, crowds of onlookers - shots of women at windows - gvs from street level - bands parading past (33.45) gvs coastline, waves on rocks (34.03)