LIVINGSTON - A PLAN FOR LIVING

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Places:

  • Glasgow
  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Documentary
  • Sponsored
  • Promotional

People/organisations:

  • Films of Scotland Committee
  • Pelicula Films

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: LIVINGSTON - A PLAN FOR LIVING

Reference number: 2228

Date: 1976

Director: d. Michael Alexander

Sponsor: Films of Scotland and Livingston Development Corp.

Production company: Pelicula Films

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 20.13 mins

Description: A young family take a look round the new town of Livingston to discover what it has to offer.

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Credits: actors Juliet Cadzow, Ron Bain
comm.w. Daniel McKinney
comm.s. Donny B. MacLeod
m. David McNiven
m. Finn MacCuill
graph. Donald Holwill
sd. Louis Kramer
ed. Patrick Higson
ph. Mark Littlewood, Jon Schorstein

Shotlist: Shot along Argyle Street (0.11) shots of traffic and car driving to Livingston (0.52) titles and location map (1.00) gvs Livingston Development Corporation building inside and out (1.54) gvs old village of Livingston (2.07) shots inside planning office (2.37) aerial views of Livingston (2.51) shots of house construction work (3.06) gvs housing (3.40) shots of interior of a Livingston house (4.22) shots of school children; in a swimming pool (4.40) a language lab and cookery class (5.05) shots of brass band playing outside (5.48) shots of annual festival parade gathering at Howden House (6.41) shots of dancing in local theatre (7.07) and art class (7.25) gvs int. of health centre (8.31) shots of int. of St. Andrews church (9.21) shots of planning models for Livingston Town Centre (10.01) gvs river Almond including construction work on its banks (11.07) shot of business conference lunch (11.58) selection of shots showing aeroplanes taking off from Prestwick, trains leaving from Central Station and the loading of containers at Clyde port (13.16) gvs Livingston (13.35) shots of ext. and int. of Cameron Steel Works (14.32) local pharmaceutical company (14.54) Yale Lock Company (15.31) plastic lenses factory (15.55) oatcake factory, gvs motor training centre (16.58) shots int. of pub with folk group (Fin McCoull) playing interspersed with shots of oil pipe construction and transportation (19.40) ecs (20.14)