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Young in Heart

Synopsis
A compilation of five archive films from the Films of Scotland Collection on aspects of industrial development.
RIVERS AT WORK (1958, 20 mins) - The story of the electrification of the Highlands by the North of Scotland Hydro-Electric Board. Commentary by John Grierson; CENTRAL SCOTLAND (1962, 20 mins) A regional geography film covering industries in the area bounded by lines from Stonehaven to Helensburgh and Girvan to Dunbar; YOUNG IN HEART (1963, 24 mins) - The development and production of the Hillman Imp car at the Linwood industrial plant, starring Bill (Dr Finlay) Simpson; THE INVERGORDON SMELTER (1972, 20 mins) - The conception and construction of the aluminium smelter at Invergordon; THE CYLDE ESTUARY (1975, 16 mins) - An educational film tracing the history of shipping and the shipbuilding industries on the Clyde estuary.
Series
Films of Scotland Collection
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2009
Subjects
Engineering; Geography; History
Keywords
archive films; hydroelectric power; industrial development; motor vehicle industries; Scotland; shipbuilding industries; smelting

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£19.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
100 minutes
Year
2009

Distributor

Name

Panamint Cinema

Email
cinema@panamint.co.uk
Web
http://www.panamint.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01505 834936
Address
Abercorn Schoolhouse
Whitequarries
Broxburn
West Lothian, Scotland
EH52 6PZ

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