DVD Region 0 PAL. Seven classic Scottish documentary films. All meticulously restored and digitally transferred in high definition for stunning picture and sound quality. Two hours and fifteen minutes 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.
Seawards the Great Ships: Hilary Harris
The Big Mill: Laurence Henson
The Silver City: Henry Cooper
Pleasure Island: David Welsh
A Kind of Seeing: Edward McConnell
The Face of Scotland: Basil Wright
Still Life with Honesty: Bill Forsyth and Martin Singleton
BBFC CERTIFICATE: E - Exempt
FORMAT: PAL DVD All Regions - aspect ratio 1.33:1 - colour & b/w
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 135 mins