KELVINGROVE PARK

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: KELVINGROVE PARK

Reference number: 2673

Date: 1978

Director: filmed by Harry Birrell

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.33 mins

Description: A study of skateboarders using the old skating course in Kelvingrove Park, Glasgow; action has been set to music from the ballet Swan Lake. The course shown in this film was dismantled a few years later, however a replacement was opened on the same site in 2004.

Shotlist: Credits (0.13) gvs Kelvingrove Park with shots of people sitting on benches and walking through the park (1.47) shots of skateboarders on concrete skateboarding structures in the park; skating over concrete courses named "The Bazooka", "The Cobra" and "Jaws", intercut with skaters negotiating a slalom and half-pipe [some shots in slow motion] (7.17) The End