Film: 3617

Places + Locations | 1950 | Sound | Colour

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The Hebrides, Scotlands Enchanted Isles.
Steamer leaving Oban with holiday makers touring islands. First destination Isle of Iona. Ruins of St Maragets Nunnery. Iona Cathedral.
Seals Island. Island of Staffa with its rock formation - columns of a crystalline structure rising from the sea. Inspiration of Mendelssohns 'Hebrides' overture.
Tobermory. Two boys go fishing with rod. Highland cattle.
Tiree another island. Wreckage of a boat on the beach. The Ringing Stone - touch, tap and make a wish.
Sandpiper on beach. Cockel beach - man gathering cockels with a rake.
Bridge, causeway link between South Uist and North Uist.
Seaweed cut, collected and dried for use in various items including icecream.
Lobser fishing. Shepherd rounding up sheep with his dog.
Spinning with spinning wheel, dyeing for Harris Tweed.
Schoolchildren singing Gaelic song in classroom.
Standing Stones in Callanish.
Isle of Skye. View of mountains and sun going down over the water.


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