PROGRESS REPORT NO. 2

Furniture is loaded into a furniture van, the home owners travel, in the van, to the new house through the old streets of poor tenements to their newly built house on the outskirts of Glasgow. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Architecture and buildings

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone
  • Glasgow Corporation

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: PROGRESS REPORT NO. 2

Reference number: 0922

Date: 1948

Sponsor: Corporation of Glasgow Housing Committee

Production company: Thames and Clyde

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10 mins

Description: Progress report regarding new Pollok housing estate on the outskirts of Glasgow. The contrast between new semi-detached houses and older tenements is illustrated.

Second in series - see PROGRESS REPORT NO 1

Credits: supervised Stanley Russell
ph. Frank Maclachlan
ph. ass. Tom Bothwell, David Hanley
m. Peter Russell
sd. Leevers Rich
ed. George Mitchell
comm. s. James McKechnie
comm. w. Jan Jack

Shotlist: Credits (.30) Gvs new housing development (1.08) Pre-fabs in Hillington (1.26) Tenement slums. People in streets, women on their way to the wash-house (1.53) Children in back court (2.02) A family move out of a tenement. Removal men bring out assorted pieces of furniture and load them into Pickford's van (2.26) Van pulls away from kerb (2.36) Van on outskirts of city (2.43) Brief shot of the only tree in Argyle Street (2.46) Low block of flats (2.52) Terraced houses (2.57) Removal van arrives outside the family's new home. Mother opens the front door and goes inside (3.13) Semi-detached houses and two-storey flats (3.25) Interior of the new house. Shots of the kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and living-room (4.27) Three and four storey flats (4.38) Panning shots of new Pollok housing estate (5.11) Exterior of temporary school with children playing in yard (5.19) Gvs shop fronts (5.30) A church (5.40) Gvs traffic on access roads to estate (5.52) Bricklayers at work on building site (6.12) Exterior and interior of temporary community centre being used as a canteen (6.32) Shots of new houses (6.49) Steel houses at Greenfaulds, Springboig and Balornock (7.51) Pre-cast concrete houses in Balornock and Milton (8.29) A lorry delivers bricks to building site (8.38) Architects at work in large office (9.02) Engineer's office (9.14) Joiners at work cutting and drilling wood on machinery (9.36) Houses under construction on large building site (9.43) Removal van on road back to Glasgow (9.55) ecs (10.00)