ROAD SAFETY AND INTERVIEW WITH BRUCE FORSYTH
Road safety in the playground with children riding their bikes around the circuit at Kilsyth. (clip)
Title: ROAD SAFETY AND INTERVIEW WITH BRUCE FORSYTH
Reference number: T0799
Director: d. Geoff Rimmer
Production company: Scottish Television
Running time: 23.26 mins
Description: T.V. Documentary from the mid 1960s reporting on the action the Stirlingshire police force is taking towards road safety. The second report is a interview with the entertainer Bruce Forsyth backstage at the Alhambra Theatre in Glasgow.
Credits: ph. Varick Easton ph. Ron Fraser sd. Len Southam film ed. Fred Bull programme associate David Duncan programme editor Bill Lyall
Shotlist: Opening sequence (0.32) int shot of Bill Tennent driving car in a driving assessment with a police officer around the streets of a city, comes to a stop outside the police headquarters in Stirling (1.24) Tennent to camera; i/v with police officer discussing B.T.'s driving outside Police head quarters in Stirling (3.41) talking head i/v with Sergeant Muir, head of training for driving and road safety; intercut with shots of driver training in progress [one driving a Hillman Imp] (6.53) talking head i/v with Chief Constable, David Gray in his office discussing road safety (9.52) gvs of a road safety playground with children riding their bikes around the circuit at Kilsyth; c/u sign "The facilities were provided with the help of a grant from the National Playing Fields Association (Scottish Branch)"; B.T. winding up first half of programme (11.32) [end of part one logo and countdown sequence and part two logo] (12.01) B.T. backstage at the Alhambra theatre in Glasgow interviewing Bruce Forsyth, discussing his career, national service; his big breakthrough; his relationship with success [during run of "Little Me"] (22.41) e.c.s. (23.26).