GLASGOW TODAY AND TOMORROW
Full length video
Title: GLASGOW TODAY AND TOMORROW
Reference number: 3158
Director: d. Erica Masters
Sponsor: Planning Committee of The Corporation of Glasgow
Production company: Moviegram Films
Original format: 16mm
Running time: 7.57 mins
Glasgow in the post-war years and the Corporation's futuristic plans for the city's development.
[The film was made to tie in with an exhibition of the same title, held at the Kelvin Hall in Glasgow.] Relates to issues proposed in the Bruce Report 1945 - a plan for the complete deconstruction of the existing Victorian city centre in order to create a new 'healthy and beautiful city’ of modern architecture.
w. & p. Charles-Dean
ph. Ivan Barnett
ed. F. J. Jacobs
Shotlist: credits (0.17) aerials Glasgow (0.42) women and children in back court of tenement (0.50) brief shots residential houses (0.53) children on tenement stair (0.59) shots of trams and of a horse and cart (1.03) shots of trams, traffic and shoppers on Argyle Street and other city streets (1.30) c/u of plans and models for redevelopment of the city (1.59) gvs busy streets with traffic including horse drawn carts (2.27) aerials Glasgow, intercut with shot of traffic and horse drawn carts at ferry (3.15) ships in Glasgow docks (3.26) traffic in dock area (3.32) plan for inner ring road and aerials of road [Bruce Plan] (4.00) back courts of tenements and shots of residential area (4.19) ints of family of five in one room tenement flat (4.56) shots of new housing (5.20) model for new housing plans [Bruce Plan?] (5.46) children playing in tenement back court (5.52) school children crossing busy road (6.01) aerials new housing (6.06) steam locomotive being transported through Glasgow street (on side of engine it reads "North British Locomotive Co. Ltd Glasgow" "For Egyptian State Railway" (6.11) gvs industrial areas (6.23) factories under construction (6.39) brief shot workers eating in factory canteen (6.42) model for new (futuristic) city, intercut with shots of construction workers (7.40) ecs (7.57)