LAND-SHIP, the

A boy using the Land-Ship, a mock navigation bridge on the roof of the School of Navigation, Royal Technical College, Glasgow, used to teach students the points of the compass. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Scientific

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: LAND-SHIP, the

Reference number: 1983

Date: 1942c

Director: [filmed by Thomas S. Wylie]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3 mins

Description: An illustration of the Land-Ship, a mock navigation bridge on the roof of the School of Navigation, Royal Technical College, Glasgow, used to teach students the points of the compass.

Shotlist: Title (.02); [Royal Technical College, Glasgow] Young boy [Eric, son of School of Navigation lecturer Dr Symon] walks through department and up onto roof of Royal College building, George Street, Glasgow [shot en route of Dr Macaulay]. Shots of Eric operating the steering wheel and bridge apparatus [used to teach students the points of the compass]. Shot of George Square in the background (2.00); [Blank] Inside laboratory, technicians Tom Hamilton, Bob Gilliland and Owen Brookes cut "chladni plate" (3.00)