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Film and TV
The Rugged Islands
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The Rugged Islands dvd features a selection of archive films about Scottish Island life. The individual films included within this programme are:
The Rugged Island (1934): a drama-documentary about a young couple torn between the choice of emigrating to Australia or remaining to work their croft in Shetland.
Eriskay (1935): a programme about Eriskay's crofting life, filmed during the summer of 1934.
Life in the Orkneys (1957): a film depicting life in the Orkneys during the 1950s as seen through the eyes of a farmer, a mail boat skipper and a pilot.
Handba' at Kirkwall (1939): a short film about the annual New Year's Day Kirkwall Ba' game. (Pal)