Full record for 'SCOTTISH COASTS'

Motorbike on ferry and people walking onto the ferry. Small motor ferry "Maid of Glencoe" carrying car and passengers. (clip) [74960402]

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  • 3rd party copyright
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  • Arts and crafts
  • Fish and fishing
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Landscapes and seascapes
  • Ships and shipping
  • Tourism and travel
  • Transport


  • Educational


  • DALRYMPLE, J. Blake
  • ELDER, John C


  • Gbi geography of scotland


  • 1930s


Reference number: 0499

Date: 1937

Director: d. J.C. Elder

Production company: GB Instructional Ltd.

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.56 mins

Description: Life along Scotland's coastlines, visiting the Solway Firth, Aberdeen Harbour, the river Clyde and Kyles of Bute.

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Credits: Made in collaboration with a panel of Scottish teachers
ph. J Blake Dalrymple

Shotlist: Credits (0.34); Map of Scotland illustrating major coastal firths (1.45); Shoreline on Solway Firth. Children play on beach. General scenes of small fishing village, harbour and narrow hilly streets. View of fishing town with boats in harbour (3.36); Map illustrating main fishing ports (4.17); Aberdeen harbour and fleet of steam trawlers. Shots from deck of trawler as it leaves harbour. Men on deck working with tackle, putting nets down and sorting the catch at sea. Herring drifters enter harbour. Catch is unloaded and sale begins. Fisher girls clean and salt ling (8.40); Views of countryside. Two men in a rowing boat (9.24); Small motor ferry "Maid of Glencoe" carrying car and passengers. Shot of the Connel Bridge (9.50); Map showing various routes (10.47); Departure board for Glasgow and Highland Royal Mail steamers. Car is loaded onto the deck of a steamer (11.42); Map illustrating holiday resorts (12.02); The "Lucy Ashton" in the Kyles of Bute. Profile of same (13.32); ecs (13.56)

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