• Short Summary

    Good item on the ancient way of life of the crofters in the Highlands of Scotland.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "A HIGHLAND WEEKEND"

    M/S's of L/S's a crofter in the Highlands of Scotland using a strange implement to remove turf from the ground. The commentator says that this is done so as to get to the peat underneath which is used for fuel.

    M/S of the crofter digging out the peat with a spade. The crofter then caries the fuel away in a large basket which is fastened to his back. M/S of the the block of peat hanging up outside a croft. M/S of a woman using a spinning wheel outside the building. M/S of a man using a scythe. L/S's of a the picturesque countryside. M/S of a young smartly dressed couple making their way through the countryside to church.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1108.23
    Media URN:
    38499
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/12/1934
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:24:00 / 01:45:44:00
    Canister:
    PT 245

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