Faces of Scotland
Faces of Scotland was the very first Blu-ray to be released by a Scottish company.
Nine classic Scottish documentaries. All meticulously restored and transferred in high definition Blu-ray for stunning picture and sound quality. Almost three and a half hours of classic cinema.
The programme comprises: Seawards the Great Ships (1960, colour). An elegy to shipbuilding on the Clyde. Scotland's first Oscar winner.
The Big Mill (1963, colour). Sheet steel production at Ravenscraig and Gartcosh.
The Silver City (1957, colour). The delights of Aberdeen as a holiday destination.
Pleasure Island (1960, colour). Holidays on the Firth of Clyde, Rothesay and the Isle of Bute.
A Kind of Seeing (1967, colour). The colours and shapes of the Scottish landscape.
The Face of Scotland (1938, b/w). The character of Scotland and its people, one of seven films produced by John Grierson for the 1938 Empire Exhibition.
Still Life with Honesty (1970, colour). Sir William Gillies speaks of his life as a painter.
Plus two bonus films not included on the DVD edition:
New Day (1959, colour). Life in Glenrothes New Town seen through the eyes of a miner and his family.
Glasgow 1980 (1971, colour). A journey round Glasgow to see how it might look in 1980.