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  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Lanarkshire


  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Food and drink
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  • Housing and living conditions
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  • Films of Scotland Committee


  • 1970s

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Reference number: 2227

Date: 1970

Director: d. Robin Crichton

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and Cumbernauld Development Corporation

Production company: Edinburgh Film Productions

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 25 mins

Description: The New Town of Cumbernauld: its housing, recreational facilities and industries.

Credits: ph. Gordon Coull
m. Johnny Scott
comm. s. Magnus Magnusson
sd. Ian Leslie & Ian Duff
dubbing ed. Deborah White
assistants Roger Edward, David Peat & Margaret Ritchie
supervising ed. Mike Pavett
consultant p. Lionel Cole

Shotlist: gvs street scenes in Edinburgh and Glasgow including demolition of buildings (0.48) titles (1.07) map of central Scotland showing location of Cumbernauld (1.33) view of Cumbernauld from surrounding hills (.151) aerial views of town centre, housing areas and road network (3.24) gvs interior and exterior of town centre (4.50) shots inside Public Library (5.34) gvs interior of Health Centre (5.45) shots of restaurant and disco (7.19) gvs of parade through Cumbernauld with floats (8.20) gvs of various types of housing in the new town (10.28) shots of road network (11.54) gvs inside and outside Seafar Primary School (13.20) gvs of footpath network (14.03) shots inside community hall showing an old people's bingo evening and a play group (15.06) shots of assorted recreational activities. gliding, golf, water skiing, judo, church concert and brass band concert (18.42) gvs ext. and int. of village theatre (19.24) shots giving examples of local industry - plant hire, smelting and textiles includes shots of workers during break (21.37) gvs of examples of architecture in Cumbernauld (23.34) shots of planning model for town centre and associated construction work (24.33) panning shot of Cumbernauld from surrounding ridge (24.58) ecs (25.28)