CUMBERNAULD NEW TOWN INAUGURAL CEREMONY: 28th June, 1957

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Local government

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: cumbernauld NEW TOWN INAUGURAL CEREMONY: 28th June, 1957

Reference number: 5020

Date: 1957, June 28

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios?]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.24 mins

Description: cumbernauld New Town Inaugural Ceremony. Includes footage of VIPs (councillors?) digging a square of turf (where tree will be planted?), being photographed and general shots of crowds as they look on.

Shotlist: title (0.08) gvs cumbernauld New Town Inaugural Ceremony. Includes shots of VIPs and John Scott Maclay,Viscount Muirshiel, Secretary of State for Scotland, digging the first square of turf for the new town, being photographed and general shots of crowds as they look on (2.20) THE END (2.24)