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  • Shetland Islands


  • Celebrations, traditions and customs


  • Amateur


  • 1970s

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Title: UP HELLY-AA 1970

Reference number: 9486

Date: 1970

Director: filmed by Tom Stitt

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.27 mins

Description: Up Helly Aa celebrations in Shetland, including the torchlight procession and burning of the galley.

Shotlist: Viking galley and guizers parading on streets during day time in front of crowds - galley and guizers in torchlight procession at night - torches are thrown and the galley burns - shots of participants, brass band and procession