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  Barra (1941)  
  Scenes from the everyday lives of people on Barra.  
  Plane Landing on the shore
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  The Hebridean Ferry
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  Bank Ahead (1963)  
  Scenes of the floating bank in the Orkney Isles.  
  Floating Bank
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  Kirkwall Bank
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  Crofter Boy (1955)  
  A look at life for children on crofts.  
  School
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Crofter’s Life in Shetland, A (1931)  
  Views of life in 1930s Shetland.  
  Peat Cutting on the Croft
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  The Herring Catch at Lerwick
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  A Shetland Wedding in the 1930s
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  Up-Helly-Aa: The Ancient Norse Festival
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  Work on the Croft
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  Cruise to St.Kilda and the Western Isles (1929)  
  A voyage from Glasgow to St. Kilda by way of the Western Isles.  
  Hunting for Fowl
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  Main Street, St. Kilda
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  Enquiry - The Wild North West (1960)  
  The economic situation in the North west of Scotland.  
  Highland soundbites
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  Eriskay - A Poem of Remote Lives (1935)  
  A touching film about the islanders of Eriskay.  
  Eriskay Men at Work
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  Eriskay Weaving Women
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  Eriskay Women at Work
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  For Those in Peril (1989)  
  Memories of the tragic launch of the Longhope lifeboat in Orkney.  
  The Longhope Tragedy
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  Reactions to the Tragedy
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  The Lifeboat Returns to Longhope
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  Fifty Years, Fifty Lives (2002)  
  A half century of memories from everyday Scots.  
  The Beatles
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  Hebridean Highway (1966)  
  Harris Tweed.  
  Harris Tweed
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  Highland Hospitality (1939)  
  Promotional film for Allied Hotels.  
  Highland Hospitality
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  Isles of the West (1939)  
  A rather patronising look at life on the Isle of Lewis.  
  Lewis Crofters
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  Stornoway Fishing
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  Life in the Orkneys (1957)  
  A portrait of 1950s Orkney.  
  A New Orkney
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  Leisure on the Island
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  The Line to Skye  
  A campaigning film made to promote the beauty of the Inverness to Kyle railway line.  
  The Beauty of Rail Travel
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  Mountain High, Danger High (1972)  
  The work of mountain rescue teams in the Highlands.  
  Live Rescue Operation
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  Rescue Techniques
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  Odyssey: St. Kilda (1998)  
  From a radio series looking back at island life before the evacuation.  
  Children Hunting for Birds
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  Churchgoing
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  Courting
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  Customs of Dress on St. Kilda
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  Evacuation Day
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  Farming on St. Kilda
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  Health Problems
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  Memories of Wartime on St. Kilda
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  The Minister's visit
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  Recollections of the Army on the island
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  St Kilda's Demise
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  Tourists on St. Kilda
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  Past Lives (2003)  
  Radio Scotland's history features programme.  
  Commando
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  Portrait (1979)  
  A look at Loganair, on the company's 21st anniversary  
  The Air Baby
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  The Orkney Pilot
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  A Pride of Islands  
  The changing pattern of life in the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland.  
  The Orkney Islands
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  The Rugged Island: A Shetland Lyric  
  Jenny Gilbertson's documentary story film about a young couple in the Shetland Isles.  
  Life on the Croft
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  Rescue Call-Out - From Lanterns to Leuchars (1990)  
  The development of the Scottish mountain rescue service.  
  Early Rescue Service
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  Rocket Range Benbecula (1961)  
  Local reaction to the establishment of a Royal Artillery Guided Weapons Range.  
  Changes to Benbecula
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  Benbecula Rockets
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  Benbecula Seaweed
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  Scotland on Film (2002)  
  William Campbell - Merchant Navy Days
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  Agnes Leask - Shetland Dances
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  Findlay MacRae - Forestry
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  Findlay MacIver - Electricity Arrives
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  Alex Murray - Farming
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  Kenneth Robertson - Hebridean Health
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  Mary Macdonald - Tweed
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  Mina MacNeilage - Crofting
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  Scotland’s Home Service (1998)  
  A collection of the best of 75 years of Scottish broadcasting.  
  First Gaelic Recording
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  Scotland’s Century (1999)  
  Scots give their memories of events of the last century.  
  Electricity Highlands
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  Island Birth
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  North Sea Oil
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  Nuclear Power
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  The Orcadian Student
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  Skiing
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  Storytelling
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  Tweed
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  1930’s Crofting
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  Scots At War (2005)  
  Scots remember their World War Two experiences in this moving Radio Scotland programme  
  Bosun's Banter
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  Radio Room
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  Stealing away to Stornoway (1937)  
  A steamer journey from Mallaig to Stornoway.  
  Island Destinations
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  Treasure Island (1935)  
  A children’s cinema performance in Inverness.  
  Treasure Island
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  West Highland: An Impression of a Day on the West Highland Line (1960)  
  A day in the life of the rail line.  
  Waking up on the Sleeper
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  Homeward Bound
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  The School Run
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  West of Inverness (1939)  
  The role of the steam train in the West Highlands of Scotland.  
  Distributing the Mail
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  Wind and Weather Permitting (1980)  
  The early days of Scottish aviation are recollected.  
  Fear of Flying
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  Highland Air
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  Kirkwall
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  Nationalisation
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  Routes to Lowlands
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  Stavanger
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  Weather Competiton
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  Young in Heart (1963)  
  The story of the manufacture of the Hillman Imp.  
  On the Road
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  Linwood
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