CHEAPSIDE FIRE PLAQUE MEMORIAL

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CHEAPSIDE FIRE PLAQUE MEMORIAL

Reference number: 5435

Date: 1961c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studio]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.45 mins

Description: A memorial service for the Glasgow Salvage Corps in memory of the officer and men who lost their lives in the fire at Cheapside Street Glasgow 28th March 1960. Also the unveiling of a monument to those lost from the Fire Services and Salvage Corps in Glasgow Necropolis.

Shotlist: No credits. Ranks of Glasgow Salvage Corps in street before headquarters; minister and unid. dignitaries (0.37) plaque unveiled: "A memorial service for Glasgow Salvage Corps" c/u Salvage Corps sign. c/u In memory of the Officer and men of Glasgow Salvage Corps who lost their lives in the disastrous fire Cheapside Street Glasgow 28th March 1960; a prayer is read (1.09); gvs of the memorial service to those lost in the disaster held in Glasgow necropolis; monument is unveiled by Dame Jean Roberts [Lord Provost], prayers led by minister; gvs crowd including pipe band and dignitaries; wreaths are laid; prayer led by archbishop? brief c/u wreath (2.45)