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Archive film about Strathclyde c 1973

DVD film from the Scottish Screen Archive about `Strathclyde`. Filmed in 1973, colour, sound. About the forthcoming new Scottish region of Strathclyde using the views of school children from the region to describe their local areas. Senior pupil at Oban High School, Lachie MacFadyen, speaks about his home of Tiree. Footage includes the old mart at Crossapol farm, the Hebridean Knitwear Factory, Scarinish harbour and travelling between Tiree and Oban to school on the ferry “Claymore”. Other areas mentioned: Dalavich, Oban, Coatbridge, Oban hostel, bus to west Loch Tarbert ferry, Tayinloan ferry, Glasgow, housing projects, Hunterston nuclear power station and industrial estate.


DVD footage of a holiday on Tiree in the 1960s

Cine-film footage of the Muir family holiday on Tiree in the 1960s, transferred to DVD. Mrs Christian Muir (the lady with the dog, who gets a kiss from her husband) and their kids Iain, David and Kenneth, came to Tiree on a family holiday in 196?. The donor, Alex Newbery, found the film in Mrs Muir`s attic while clearing it out. She`s sure that they stayed at Salum or Ruaig.