LAST DAY OF THE TRAMS, GLASGOW

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: LAST DAY OF THE TRAMS, GLASGOW

Reference number: 0002

Date: 1962, September 4

Director: [filmed by SAAC]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 28.00 mins

Description: Footage of the last trams to run in Glasgow, and the farewell procession (1962).

Shot by five members of Scottish Association of Amateur Cinematographers - unedited camera original.

Shotlist: No credits. Gvs traffic in Glasgow streets around the Kelvin Hall. Shots of older trams including Horse Tram 1894, Standard Tram 1928, and Single Deck Tram 1926. Panoramic view of Glasgow including dock area and scrap yard for trams (6.36); shots from inside cab of tram travelling through the city. Cavalcade during the last journey of the trams. Street traffic in the Trongate and in the city centre (27.45)