PORT OF GLASGOW, the

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)
  • Scottish Films / Thames and Clyde Productions

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: PORT OF GLASGOW, the

Reference number: 0048

Date: 1936c

Production company: Scottish Educational Film Association

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: View of the banks of the River Clyde, Glasgow. The dock area is seen filled with cargo vessels, ferries, and shipyards.

Shotlist: Credits (.05) views of Glasgow's bridges across the River Clyde with traffic from street and water level. Shots of cars, trades vehicles, public transport, pedestrians, etc. (1.43) shots of ferries including Clyde Navigation Vehicular Ferry No. 3, probably crossing at Scotstoun (2.32) Shots of motor transport being taken down in the lift to the underwater tunnel (2.55) river traffic including a brief glimpse of a puffer, and the steamer "King Edward". Dock area and cargo vessels (3.48) china clay is landed from Cornwall. Various other products arrive in cargo vessels from all over the world (5.05) Warehousing. Export of coal and iron (6.00) shots of dock and hull repairs, shipyards from the Clyde, slipway hull construction, manufacture of plates for hull of ship (8.23) dredging down river (9.03) Channel buoys and lights, shots of river traffic and paddle steamers (10.00)