MARCH OF PROGRESS, the

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Sponsored

People/organisations:

  • JAY, Ronald L.

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: MARCH OF PROGRESS, the

Reference number: 0427

Date: 1938*

Director: d. Ronald L. Jay

Sponsor: [ SCWS]

Production company: Jay's Film Service

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11 mins

Description: The story of the SCWS cabinet factory, part of the giant Shieldhall complex on the outskirts of Glasgow.

For further information see "The British Co-operative Movement Film Catalogue" compiled and edited by Alan Burton 1997.

Shotlist: Credits (.30); Pages from the past tell their own tale. A story of Shieldhall furniture. Drawing of cabinet workshop, Houston Street, Glasgow, in 1884, showing various pieces of furniture (1.05); Exterior of Shieldhall factory (1.22); Shots of timber sawmill and machine shop. Sloping and planing boards. Veneers are glued to the boards, dovetail joints are cut (4.38); Table legs are shaped on lathe. Shots of a Queen Anne chair. Shots of assembly of same (7.10); Assembly shop (8.32); Polishing shop (8.53); Upholstery shop (9.35); Various finished articles (10.26) Buy best - Buy Scottish - Buy Shieldhall. And so keep your own factories busy (10.50)