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Barra (1941)

Scenes from the everyday lives of people on Barra.

Plane Landing on the shore The Hebridean Ferry

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 Main Street, St. Kilda

Enquiry - The Wild North West (1960)

The economic situation in the North west of Scotland.

Highland soundbites

Eriskay - A Poem of Remote Lives (1935)

A touching film about the islanders of Eriskay.

Eriskay Men at Work Eriskay Weaving Women Eriskay Women at Work

Fifty Years, Fifty Lives (2002)

A half century of memories from everyday Scots.

The Beatles

Hebridean Highway (1966)

Harris Tweed.

Harris Tweed

Highland Hospitality (1939)

Promotional film for Allied Hotels.

Highland Hospitality

Isles of the West (1939)

A rather patronising look at life on the Isle of Lewis.

Lewis Crofters Stornoway Fishing

The Line to Skye

A campaigning film made to promote the beauty of the Inverness to Kyle railway line.

The Beauty of Rail Travel

Mountain High, Danger High (1972)

The work of mountain rescue teams in the Highlands.

Live Rescue Operation Rescue Techniques

Odyssey: St. Kilda (1998)

From a radio series looking back at island life before the evacuation.

Children Hunting for Birds Churchgoing Courting Customs of Dress on St. Kilda Evacuation Day Farming on St. Kilda Health Problems Memories of Wartime on St. Kilda The Minister's visit Recollections of the Army on the island St Kilda's Demise Tourists on St. Kilda

Past Lives (2003)

Radio Scotland's history features programme.


Rescue Call-Out - From Lanterns to Leuchars (1990)

The development of the Scottish mountain rescue service.

Early Rescue Service

Rocket Range Benbecula (1961)

Local reaction to the establishment of a Royal Artillery Guided Weapons Range.

Changes to Benbecula Benbecula Rockets Benbecula Seaweed

Scotland on Film (2002)

William Campbell - Merchant Navy Days Findlay MacRae - Forestry Findlay MacIver - Electricity Arrives Alex Murray - Farming Kenneth Robertson - Hebridean Health Mary Macdonald - Tweed

Scotland's Home Service (1998)

A collection of the best of 75 years of Scottish broadcasting.

First Gaelic Recording

Scotland's Century (1999)

Scots give their memories of events of the last century.

Electricity Highlands Island Birth Nuclear Power Skiing Storytelling Tweed

Scots At War (2005)

Scots remember their World War Two experiences in this moving Radio Scotland programme.

Bosun's Banter Radio Room

Stealing away to Stornoway (1937)

A steamer journey from Mallaig to Stornoway.

Island Destinations

Treasure Island (1935)

A children's cinema performance in Inverness.

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 Homeward Bound The School Run

West of Inverness (1939)

The role of the steam train in the West Highlands of Scotland.

Distributing the Mail

Wind and Weather Permitting (1980)

The early days of Scottish aviation are recollected.

Fear of Flying Nationalisation Routes to Lowlands Weather Competiton

Young in Heart (1963)

he story of the manufacture of the Hillman Imp.

On the Road Linwood

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