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.
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."
Shots of Smith's Wishaw factory where clocks are seen on the production line.
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 ".
A view of the industrial structure of Scotland, putting contemporary industries into the context of the country's scenery, history and tradition.
The distilling processes at the Long John distilleries at Laphraoig, Tormore and Glenugie.
Glimpses of the diversions offered in the country and towns throughout Scotland.