Reference INF 6/591
Title Power for the Highlands (Scottish Highland hydroelectric scheme) 1943
Former Department Reference Folder No. MI 358
Government Department Ministry of Information
Themes Information Services and Propaganda, Industry and Infrastructure
Subthemes News and information channels, Publicity campaigns and initiatives, Manufacturing and materials, Fuel and utilities
Document Types Film and Broadcast Transcripts, Miscellaneous
Civil Defence Regions Region 11: Scotland (Edinburgh HQ)
Locations Canada, Highlands, United States of America
Organisations Central Office of Information


A file relating to the production of the wartime documentary film Power for the Highlands, released in 1943 by the Ministry of Information and the Central Office of Information. The film addresses the Scottish Hydro-Electric Scheme, and the reaction of the people who will be affected by the scheme when it comes into operation. The file contains production credits; a document relating to the special release arrangements for the film in Scotland; synopses of the film; a document relating to the film's commissioning, content, and music; and a dialogue sheet.


agriculture, British Empire, canning, children, cinemas, construction, culture, dairy, demobilisation, distribution, electricity, emigration, employment, engineering, factories, film, finance, forests, hydroelectricity, industrial production, industry, infrastructure, labour supply, law, livestock, milk, motor vehicles, music, propaganda, public morale, railways, refrigeration, sheep, surveys, transportation, United States armed forces, water supply

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