Britain’s first public health cinema film. The film, The Story of John M’Neil, through the British Film Institute.
Dr Sutherland died on this day in 1960. “A return to Arcadia” by Halliday Sutherland I went in fear and trembling lest the place in reality should be less wonderful than … Continue reading
Halliday Sutherland wrote in a style that at first sight appears to be economical, yet it is also very evocative. The example given here is Dr. Sutherland’s description of his return to “Arcadia”. I made a pilgrimage two summers … Continue reading
In this third post of three concerning Halliday Sutherland’s school days at Merchiston Castle school in Edinburgh, he discusses his friends and interests. My chief friend at school was George Munro … Continue reading
In 1895, at the age of thirteen, Halliday Sutherland attended Merchiston Castle School near Edinburgh. In this second post of three, he recalls Rugby, Athletics, Swimming, Latin and Debating. Merchiston was … Continue reading
The next three posts of this blog relate to Halliday Sutherland’s experiences at Merchiston Castle School, Edinburgh. He first went to the school in 1895. Below, he describes the mathematician, … Continue reading
In 1890, when Halliday was a boy of eight, his family went on holiday in Scotland. The holiday was a memorable one, but for the wrong reasons “Wanted, a detective – to … Continue reading
According to his obituary, Halliday Sutherland produced Britain’s first health education cinema film in Edinburgh in 1911. The film was called: The Story of John M’Neil. The British Film Institute catalogue describes … Continue reading