PAISLEY PATTERN

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Local government
  • Media, communication and the creative industries
  • Politics
  • Science and technology
  • Architecture and buildings

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • ELDER, John C
  • Elder Dalrymple Productions / Elder Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: PAISLEY PATTERN

Reference number: 2761

Date: 1957 - 1960

Director: d. John C. Elder

Sponsor: Paisley Town Council

Production company: [ Elder Films]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.00 mins

Description: A promotional film on the re-development of Paisley and the new housing schemes under the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act.

See also ref. 2233

Credits: cam. John C. Elder
comm. w. Harold Ballantine
comm. s. Tom Fleming
tech. super. John A. MacGregor, Burgh Engineer and Town Planning Officer
cam asst. Iain MacKenzie

Shotlist: Title. aerial shot Paisley; shoppers in Paisley; Paisley bridge; shipyards; Paisley Abbey; gvs tenements; ints. tenement, with large black fireplace and cracked wall (3.00) shot of Gordon MacDonald, burgh architect, John MacGregor, burgh engineer, and Val MacNaughton, deputy burgh engineer. A council meeting, where plans for new development are examined. Demolition of old housing originally built for Irish canal navvies, in the 18th century. Shots of Canal St. and George St. (6.45) New flats in George St. being opened by Provost Walker; speech; shots "children of the nuclear age" playing outside; gvs public baths, which provide surplus heating for surrounding housing; exts. and ints. laundrette. (7.49) First multi-storey in Paisley in "George Court" being built and opened by Provost Walker. (11.37) ints. multi-storey flat; wife brings tea to her husband and children for a "carpet picnic"; bathing her son (12.35) gvs town; Paisley Cross. ecs (15.00)