SCHOTLAND 1971

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Places:

  • East Lothian
  • Highlands, the

Subjects:

  • Birds

People/organisations:

  • LOORIJ, Jan Paulus (Jack)

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SCHOTLAND 1971

Reference number: 9931

Date: 1971

Director: filmed by Jack P. Loorij

Sound: sound

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 24.50 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a bird-watching trip to Scotland by Jack and Tom Loorij, including visits to the Bass Rock, Speyside and the Cairngorms.

Audio tracks are in Dutch. Detailed notes, also mostly in Dutch, regarding the film are held on file at the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

See also refs 9932 and 9933

Further information about amateur film-maker Jack P. Loorij can be found on the website of the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision, where his film collections are held: https://wiki.beeldengeluid.nl/index.php/Jack_P._Loorij [last accessed 7 May 2020]

Shotlist: [no title] pointer on map showing area of Bass Rock - drawings and close ups of birds (0.17) gvs on deck of boat, shots of skipper, approach to Bass Rock and lighthouse, seabirds on cliffs - gvs colony of gannets on ledges, in flight - Tom Loorij taking photographs on cliff - gvs and c/us gannets, making nests, mothers with chicks - c/u shots (6.25) herring gull c/u shots - l/s gannet colony (7.28) kittiwakes nesting on cliff ledges, vying for space - young kittiwakes on ledges (10.10) gvs puffins on top of Bass Rock and on ledges - c/u puffins and long shots - gvs landscape and wildflowers (12.28) gvs redshank and dunlins wading on shore - gvs great ringed plovers hunting for food on sand (14.30) c/u map with pointer indicating Speyside and the Highlands - stills of birds of prey - landscape - buzzard in flight - gvs researcher Douglas Weir climbing nest tree - buzzard in flight - Weir climbs back down tree and approaches camera with tagged young buzzard, Tom Loorij looks on - c/u shots young buzzard, held by Tom Loorij - still images, bridges and landscape (19.49) long shots red grouse in undergrowth - gvs Cairngorms landscape, woman walking - gvs ptarmigan running around on rocks and resting - dark high gvs of mountains and river below - Tom Loorij taking photographs on mountainside - l/s golden eagle in nest - Tom taking photographs - c/u and wide shots golden eagle - dark shots landscape (24.50)