The St Kilda Story
The St Kilda Story is the filmed history of St Kilda from 1908 to 1980, compiled and written by Christopher Mylne. In black and white Oliver Pike's pioneering film of 1908 depicting birdlife and fowling; 1920s footage by Robello and Mann on tourism and village life; the final stages before the 1930 evacuation filmed by John Ritchie.
The second film, Wildlife of St Kilda was filmed by Christopher Mylne over 25 years from 1957. We see the competitive world of over a million seabirds - gannets, fulmars, puffins, kittewakes, gulls and by night Manx Shearwaters and the rare Leach's Petrel. Great Skuas attack human visitors and the unique St Kilda wrens defend their territories. Also seen are the St Kilda fieldmouse and the brown Soay sheep.
DIRECTOR, WRITER, PHOTOGRAPHER: Christopher K. Mylne
NARRATORS: Magnus Magnusson, Christopher K. Mylne
FORMAT: PAL DVD Region 0 - aspect ratio 1.33:1 - colour with b/w footage
TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 60 mins