GLASGOW TRAMS

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Transport

Decade:

  • 1900s

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Title: GLASGOW TRAMS

Reference number: 0794

Date: 1902c

Production company: [attributed to Mitchell & Kenyon]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.50 mins

Description: Trams in the city centre of Glasgow.

Attributed to Mitchell and Kenyon Co. by National Fairground Archivist Aug 2000. Film dated as 1901 by donor.

Credits: [Tramway Museum Society Film Archive]

Shotlist: No credits. Tramway Museum Society Film Archive. Shots of street in Glasgow city centre with open topped tram turning the corner from St Vincent Street into Hope Street. Conductor descends the stairs at the rear of the tram as another passes by (.28); Shots from a tram as it passes along a busy Glasgow street, possibly Argyle Street, passing an open topped tram bound for Shawlands and some bound for Queen's Park and Govan (.47); More shots along Hope Street (?) or possibly up Jamaica Street, as a tram passes for Shieldhall, followed by several others (.56); Shot from a tram as it passes underneath "Hielandman's Umbrella" at the Central Station on a sunny day. Shots along Argyle Street of pedestrians, trams and horse-drawn carts (1.20); [overexposed] Street scenes.