SHETLAND '71 PARTS 1 AND 2

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Places:

  • Orkney Islands
  • Shetland Islands

Subjects:

  • Birds

People/organisations:

  • LOORIJ, Jan Paulus (Jack)

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SHETLAND '71 PARTS 1 AND 2

Reference number: 9933

Date: 1971

Director: filmed by Jack P. Loorij

Sound: sound

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 43.48 mins

Description: Amateur footage of a bird-watching trip to Scotland by Jack and Tom Loorij, visiting Orkney and Shetland.

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. 9931 and 9132.

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] c/u map of Shetland, pointer showing Sumburgh Head and Noss - still images of seabirds (1.02) gvs Lerwick and harbour - Tom Loorij and his mother? looking out of window - gvs harbour and boats - gvs coastline, rocks, sea pinks - gvs grey seals on rocks at Noss - gvs razorbills and guillemots on rocks and cliff ledges - kittiwakes on ledges - c/u shots guillemots on ledges - with newly-hatched chicks (8.26) l/s headland, birds flying around ledges - gulls in flight and great black-backed gull attacking herring gull - gulls in flight - c/u shots great black-backed gulls on land - gvs headland, enclosure with houses (11.19) long shots red-throated divers on water - nest with two eggs - red-throated divers on nests - c/u head and beak - gvs divers on water (15.33) Eynhallow, Orkney - Arctic skuas in flight and on ground in dark and light plumage - skua chick on ground - skuas buzzing past Tom Loorij as he stands in field - c/u shots chicks - more birds buzzing Tom (18.44) map of Shetland showing northernmost tip and Yell - still images of various birds - gvs on boat approaching small pier - washing blowing in breeze in garden - still image of small shell house - Arctic terns in flight and on ground - c/u nests with two and three eggs - c/u shots chicks in undergrowth - shots of a merlin on lead attached to a pole - on Yell, female merlin on a fence post - merlin in flight and landing - Tom beside nest with chicks - c/u chick sitting on Tom's hand (25.12) shots of information board at Hermaness - gvs coast and sea - great skuas in flight - still image of Jack Loorij being buzzed by skua - Tom photographing young skua - c/u shots - dark shots Tom photographing nest - c/u young skua resting, then walking around - group of skuas on ground - adult flapping wings - skua on sand stretching its wings - skuas in flight - Tom in field at Hermaness, sea in distance, sheep looking on - Tom looking across to rocks with gannet colony - long shots gannets flying around rocks and nesting on ledges and flat rocks by the sea - gannets nesting on cliff ledges - c/u shots on ledges - gvs colony on off-shore rocks - gvs coastline - puffins on cliff ledges - c/u puffins - gvs on cliff - c/u shots - gvs cliff - puffins with fish in beaks (42.19) gvs Lerwick and harbour, boats - shots from departing ferry, gulls following - Tom on deck of ferry St. Clair (43.48)