• Short Summary

    Scenic Scotland in wintertime when people play Curling on the ice and ski in the hills.

  • Description

    Morayshire, Scotland.

    Various shots of the Scottish highlands with picturesque mountains and lochs. L/S of some trees, the camera pans round to show an ice rink, people are playing the sport of Curling. M/S of a man crouched down holding a brush, there are various 'stones' on the ice. M/S of two men running in front of their stone brushing the ice quickly to make it go faster, this is known as 'sooping'. M/S as it hits another stone. M/S of an elderly man sliding the stone across the ice, L/S as a man runs after it and it hits some other stones. Various shots of the stones sliding and men frantically brushing in front of them.

    M/S of two men walking up a hill on skis, L/S as one of them points. C/U of their skis as they walk sideways, M/S as they walk up with their skis at right angles. M/S as people queue up for the lift, the camera pans up to show a wooden chalet. L/S from inside as a man pushes a lift out across the snow. M/S as it rides upwards, M/S a couple wave as they go up. L/S of skiers in the background. L/S of a lift coming back into the chalet. Various shots as a man straps on his skis, M/S of skiers stood about. L/S of people skiing in a line down the hill.

    Cuts exist - see separate record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    179.08
    Media URN:
    2644
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/02/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:42:00 / 01:46:12:00
    Canister:
    CP 374

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