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  • Glasgow


  • Arts and crafts
  • Education
  • Transport


  • Cine mag


  • City sidelights


  • 1950s

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Reference number: 0328

Date: 1956 - 1958

Sponsor: Cosmo Cinema, Glasgow

Production company: Elder Film Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 13.00 mins

Description: One of a series of five magazine films of Glasgow, featuring the Glasgow School of Art with scenes of art students at work.

For other titles in the 'City Sidelights' series, see also refs. 0123, 0379, 0330 and 5376

Credits: comm. w. Pharic McLaren
comm. s. Louise McLaren, Campbell Hastie
sd. C. Leghorn, A. Biggar
orig. m. and arrangements Hamilton Scott
introd. m. Govan Salvation Army Band
m. Hamilton Scott Quartette

Shotlist: Credits (.20) Brief shots of Glasgow skyline and street. Bus and tram in front of Kelvin Hall (.31) Various shots of exterior of Glasgow School of Art and shots of students at work, painting, clay modelling, pottery, interior design (4.42) Designers and draughtsmen discussing prototype chairs in office at Morris of Glasgow, furniture manufacturers (6.07) Drawings are prepared and "jigs" built for production (6.30) Cutting, grooving and planing machines in operation. A chair is assembled by hand and finally checked by experts (7.44) Spotlight on Sport. Gvs Glasgow ice rink and people skating. "Staged" sequence as one man has difficulty in staying upright (11.26) Did you know? Answers to questions posed by commentator at start of film. Drawing class in Glasgow School of Art and various exterior shots of the building (12.03) ecs (12.25)