• Short Summary

    Travelogue with dummy Lord Charles and Ray Alan covers Scotland and Northern Ireland.

  • Description

    Mid 1960s

    With Ray Alan and Lord Charles - Also Roddy Maude-Roxby as Cavendish.

    Britain by Jove - programme 2 - part 2.

    M/Ss of men rolling whiskey barrels along ground at distillery. Lord Charles watches overwhelmed with excitement as bottles are filled with whiskey by machine. Some excellent shots of the distillery process in factory. C/U of glass of Scotch Whiskey. C/U of of Ray Alan, he says "...three hours later."

    L/Ss of Charles's car being driven through countryside. Charles can be heard singing drunkenly. Several good shots of people in large hall performing traditional dancing (the men are wearing kilts). Shots of the dancing intercut with Lord Charles staggering up stairs to bed and shots of Highland games in progress (tossing the caber, shot putt etc,..).

    Shots of small boat carrying Cavendish Charles and Allen, arriving in Northern Ireland at dusk. Tracking shots from car of the picturesque countryside. Woman cutting hedge with trimmers, horse and cart moving down lane. C/Us of Cavendish talking ab out the area. Shots of local Irish farmer leaning in through window of Charles's car giving directions in strong Irish accent.

    C/Us of Lord Charles asking woman. M/Ss of the woman feeding ducks, she talks about St. Patrick. Charles then asks a young man sitting on tractor. Instead of giving directions the young men talks about the existence of fairies. Nice shots of small waterfalls, streams and woodland scenes intercut with shots of Cavendish dressed as a leprechaun running around insanely. Several shots of the Giants Causeway at dusk.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1960 - 1969
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:12:00 / 01:51:37:00

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