STK-ID 37033

MS of facade of Gaelic College, a long, low, log building with bench in front. Shot of students in kilts filing out of building with their chanters, sitting on bench and proceeding with chanter practice as teacher supervises. MS and CU of girls practicing, of fingers on chanters. MS of quartet of girls doing the Highland fling. CU of face of instructor, of face of female student. HAMS of hands placing crossed swords on ground, of feet of Highland girl dancing, TILT UP to young girl in full Highland uniform, dancing sword dance. Short sequence showing girls and boys practicing with drumsticks around table. CUs of students, of instructress. Various shots of Gaelic mod in full swing, of crowds of spectators, of dancers on stage, of kilted Scots marching. Shot of twilight over lake. Shot of lone piper silhouetted against sky, dark hills beyond lake, strolling to centre frame, piping a lament. Shots of girls' pipe band marching back and forth with Union Jack flag, Stars and Stripes and various other flags. CU of girls passing in front of camera. Shot of dancers on stage, of judges' stand and banner.


Excerpt from
Eye Witness No. 101
St. Anns
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080