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Title: SEABIRDS IN THE SHETLAND ISLANDS
Reference number: 1128
Director: [d. Jenny Brown]
Running time: 9 mins
Footage of the seabirds found in the Shetland Isles.
One of a group of films made by Jenny Brown and bought by John Grierson for the GPO Film Library in the 1930s.
Credits: From the GPO Film Library
Shotlist: Credits. Summer brings the music of the sea birds and the gayness of white wings to mingle with the thunder of waves and grey rocks of the Northern Islands (.15); Shots of waves crashing against the rocks (.50); Wide shots of birds flying (1.33); Kittywakes. Close-ups of same on the cliffs (2.04); Common Guillemots. Close-ups of same (3.04); Eider ducks. Close-ups of eider ducks (3.39); Artic tern. Close-ups of same (4.50); Lesser black backs. Close-ups of young lesser black backs (6.04); Four weeks later. Close-ups of the young chicks (7.00); The young kittywakes have nearly outgrown their nests. Close-ups of the young birds (7.19); Soon the birds will fly seawards and only the roar of the sea will be heard round the lonely island rocks until summer comes again. Wide shots of the birds and the waves crashing against the rocks (9.02); End credits (9.04).
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