Full length video
Reference number: 7376
Original format: super 8mm
Running time: 16.36 mins
An amateur documentary about the sites and places of historical interest in Motherwell, the towns of South Lanarkshire and the Clyde Valley.
See also ref. 6038 and 7377. Paper archive records relating to the Dalziel Camcorder Club also held at the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.
comm w. John Ballantyne, Jean Ballantyne
ed. John Ballantyne, Jean Ballantyne
ph. John Ballantyne, Jack Anderson, Bryan Law, Robert Ross
sd. Bryan Law
d. Jean Ballantyne
[shotlisted from mini DV - manual control track]
title - gvs shopping centre - c/u signs 'Dalziel Street', 'Dalziel Parish Church', 'Dalziel High School' - town centre street scenes - gvs park with rhododendron bushes - shots of field of daisies (1.19) shots of gardens and frontage of Dalziel House - pan across keep and courtyard - corbelled windows, pan down 15th century keep - int shots of courtyard, St. Margaret's Well - gvs of stable court, clock tower, converted flats and archway, laundry bridge (3.09) line drawing of old Motherwell street - shot of Anderson Longwall factory, British Steel Dalzell Works - street scene - l/s Ravenscraig Works, Ravenscraig sign, gvs of works (3.57) gv Motherwell Bridge offices - gvs river and Old Mill Hotel - int shots of water wheel and hotel restaurant (4.47) street scenes in Wishaw - Wishaw Library and fountain, Health Centre (5.25) l/s Motherwell town hall, c/u architectural detail - gvs Motherwell Civic Centre, c/u coat of arms, gvs Civic Theatre and precinct (6.01) gvs Wishaw leisure facilities, running track, swimming baths - gvs Aquatec in Motherwell - gvs Duchess of Hamilton Park (6.55) gvs Strathclyde Country Park loch, water-skiing, speedboat, gvs water-skiing instruction - gvs swans at loch-side, canoeing, car park, sailing - gvs loch-side, train ride, lookout tower (9.05) gvs exhibition board and Roman bathhouse remains, 'Roman' bridge across Calder (9.39) gvs landscape, gvs of Clyde Valley garden centres - gvs of River Clyde at Bonnington Linn and Corra Linn waterfalls (10.59) gvs of New Lanark, street scenes, buildings and church - gv River Clyde - ext and int shots of Gilchrist Garden Centre - gvs road through Clyde Valley, gvs Hazelbank village, swing park by river with children paddling, gvs river and road (12.29) gvs garden centres, including 'pick your own' berry pickers in field (13.25) gvs Rosebank village and Popinjay Hotel, Riverside Bar, tables on lawn - gvs river and bridge - gvs Craignethan Castle, int and ext walls (14.52) sign to Dalserf Church - gvs church and graveyard - gvs Bothwell Bridge and Monument to the Battle of Bothwell Bridge - l/s Motherwell and M74 motorway - Motherwell street scenes, gvs River Clyde - THE END - ecs (16.36)