Footage includes the Scottish National Pageant, Edinburgh and coverage of the Edinburgh Music Hall Fire.
Made for screening at an international zoological meeting in Paris, the film shows the work of the Scottish National Zoological Park, highlighting its naturalistic methods of exhibition.
Against a backdrop of Scottish scenes, traditional songs of Scotland are sung by Elizabeth Robson, Dolina MacLennan, Hamish Henderson, Duncan Robertson, Robin Hall and Jimmie Macgregor ".
Shots of Smith's Wishaw factory where clocks are seen on the production line.
The history and industries of Stirlingshire. [Treatment by John Grierson]
A travelogue on the lowlands of Scotland, including footage of Burns' country, the Trossachs, and the towns of Stirling, Linlithgow, Edinburgh, and Glasgow."
The distilling processes at the Long John distilleries at Laphraoig, Tormore and Glenugie.
One of a group of seven documentaries made for the 1938 Empire Exhibition under the supervision of John Grierson depicting the character of Scotland and its people.