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  • Education
  • Healthcare
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions


  • Sponsored
  • Educational


  • MacLEAN, William J. 'Mac'
  • Campbell Harper Productions
  • Glasgow Corporation


  • Glasgow civics


  • 1940s

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Reference number: 0331

Date: 1949

Director: [d. Willie J. McLean]

Sponsor: Glasgow Corporation Education Committee

Production company: Campbell Harper Films Ltd.

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.00 mins

Description: Describes the main requirements for a healthy city through its hospital care and public health.

One of the Glasgow Civics Series of educational films.
Book of the same name accompanies the series.

Full film digitised and available to view on Best Laid Schemes website at http://www.bestlaidschemes.com/moviezone/our-health-services [last accessed 10/4/2008]

Shotlist: Credits (.12) Boys playing football, pensioners playing draughts (.50) The Public Health Department building. Mothers and children in Public Welfare Clinic as children are weighed, examined and given heat treatment (2.00) Children in day nursery (4.20) A children's home (5.27) Boy is examined by school doctor (6.55) Scenes inside Glasgow's hospitals - dispensary, wards and operating theatre, research laboratory, kitchens (9.33) Shots of cows on farm run by the Public Health Department. Cows are milked and the milk collected (11.32) ecs (11.40)