CLYDE, the

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Places:

  • Glasgow
  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Educational

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: CLYDE, the

Reference number: 0703

Date: 1947 - 1948

Director: [filmed by Frank M. Marshall]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.19 mins

Description: Steamers, paddles steamers and naval vessels on the river and some of the Clyde shipyards including John Brown's and Fairfields.

Shotlist: Credits (.05); General views down the river showing the Broomielaw from King George V Bridge with cargo and passenger vessels at quayside, Burns Laird Line steamers on the right, William Sloan steamers on the left, and the ship nearest the camera on the right is the "Royal Ulsterman" (.15); Various shots from steamer as it passes down river. Ross Warshall puffer coming up river and part completed ship moving up-river assisted by tugs, views of Fairfield's yard, John Brown's etc. (.49); Shots of various warships assembled at Tail o' the Bank for Royal Fleet Review of 1947, including destroyer "HMS Roebuck" (Pennant No H95) and aircraft carrier, possibly "HMS Illustrious" (1.05); Views astern of shoreline. Good shot of "PS Jeannie Deans" taken in 1947 with red, white and black funnels of the LNER Company. Views from "PS Waverley" (Came into service 1947) as it approaches and pulls into Gourock pier. Shots of the bay and pier at Dunoon with shots of "Jeannie Deans" now with buff coloured funnels of British Rail (post 1 January 1948). Also shots of "Waverley" with BR colours [possibly shot 1948] (2.19)