Visit Perthshire: In Vintage Films
Enjoy five newly-available films about the beautiful historic county of Perthshire. Featuring: The Freedom of Aberfeldy (1943): Dominion troops on station; Pitlochry Welcomes You (1958); The School Master (1953): education in the county; Perthshire Panorama (1959): beautiful location film; and The Grand Match (1981): curling at the Lake of Menteith.
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Five archive films about the historic county of Perthshire.
Freedom of Aberfeldy (1943)
Aberfeldy hosts troops from the Dominions during World War II. Produced by Campbell Harper for the Ministry of Information. Courtesy Imperial War Museum.
Pitlochry Welcomes You (1958)
A visitor discovers life in and around the town of Pitlochry. Its people, businesses, theatre and humour! Filmed by Frank Marshall.
The Schoolmaster (1953)
The daily routine of a Schoolmaster, played by Walter Carr, in Crieff Primary School. We visit the school to see a film show, a woodwork class, a field trip and a council meeting. COI / Crown Copyright. Courtesy BFI National Archive.
Perthshire Panorama (1959, colour)
A colourful tour around 1950s Perthshire highlighting its culture, history and the leisure opportunities it affords its visitors and population.
The Grand Match (1981, colour)
The 1979 Royal Caledonian Curling Club Bonspiel at the Lake of Menteith.
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