GLENBOIG CLAYWORKS

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Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: GLENBOIG CLAYWORKS

Reference number: 3048

Date: 1935

Director: filmed by Alexander McKendrik

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.23 mins

Description: Clay being mined and firebricks being moulded at Glenboig Clayworks, Lanarkshire.

Made by managing director of Glenboig Brickworks.

Shotlist: panning shot of clayworks and men at work at head of mineshaft, tipping out clay from barrows (0.52) inside mine with shot of pit pony and men at work, carrying open? flame lights (1.20) two men putting set of lights (?) into van (1.39) head of mineshaft and c/u equipment and c/u men shovelling clay onto wheelbarrows and tipping it into machinery where clay is then mixed (3.50) clay being cut into bricks by machine and panning shot of rows of finished bricks (4.51) bricks being taken off machine (5.19) bricks being hand-made (5.43) c/u clay being put into moulds (7.23)