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Title: HONEYMOON CRUISE NO. 2
Reference number: 0260
Director: d. J.C. Elder
Sponsor: David MacBraynes Limited
Production company: Elder Film Productions
Running time: 13 mins
Film highlights the scenic beauty of the Highlands on the Oban to Inverness steamer route.
Issued with [Issued with refs. 0196 and 0415 as a musical travelogue entitled "Bonnie Scotland Calls You" in 1938].
As seen in this film, passengers include the famous McNally playing the dulcimer. McNally was a prestigious entertainer in great demand in the big houses of the west and north and also played on board the "Columba" for many years, and latterly the "Saint Columba".
camera J.C. Elder
camera assistant Isabel Elder
titles Donald R. Maclaren
Credits (.21) "Lochfyne" steamer leaving Oban. Past Dunollie Castle into Loch Linnhe. Shots of steamer and its passengers. By the Hills of Morven through Corran Narrows. Shots from the steamer. Passengers and wheelhouse. Arriving at port (2.52) Approaching Fort William (3.20) Ben Nevis. Shot of mountain and youth hostel (3.27) The ascent up from Glen Nevis . Shots of climbers on the upward route. They reach the summit shrouded in mist. Pan of scenery (5.35) At Corpach. The entrance to the Caledonian Canal. Sailing vessel in the Canal. (6.11) Embarked on the waterway through Caledonian Canal. Shots from the steamer "PS Gondolier" of wash and canal banks. Steamer enters lock and goes through. Shots of shore (8.27) New ways and old Shots of two bridges as steamer approaches (8.59) Fort Augustus. Shots of the locks at Fort Augustus pier. shots of village (9.27) "PS Gondolier" pulls away and along the canal (9.44) Loch Ness - What a snap if only they can get him. Passengers with cameras ready to take snaps of the Monster (10.00) Castle Urquhart. Shots of the castle from land (10.29) Passengers on deck of "Gondolier" And on to Inverness. Capital of the Highlands. shots of the town fand river from street. Aerial views (11.14) shots of statue of Flora MacDonald (11.33) Culloden Moor Monument and clan grave markers. Shots of sunset over the Hebrides (12.29) ecs (12.40)
[*Passengers include the famous McNally playing the dulcimer. McNally was a prestigious entertainer in great demand in the big houses of the west and north and also played on board the "Columba" for many years, and latterly the "Saint Columba".]
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