TOMORROW IS YOURS

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Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: TOMORROW IS YOURS

Reference number: 0617

Date: 1961

Sponsor: [ SCWS]

Production company: Gate Film Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14 mins

Description: A promotional film to highlight the different types of Co-op retail outlets, including their self service shops and mobile shopping vans. The film also looks at Co-op factories and their products.

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

Shotlist: Credits (.12); A woman shopping in the Co-op self-service shop. Diagram explaining the ownership of retail societies (2.00); Shots of Glasgow south Co-op, Lennoxtown Friendly Victualling Society Limited and a mobile shopping van. The relation between SCWS retail societies and shops is shown using diagrams and the dividend system is explained (4.50); SCWS building in Glasgow's Morrison Street, and shots of the warehouses nearby. The hosiery factory at Shieldhall. Knitting machines and samples of products (5.52); The SCWS cigarette factory at Shieldhall. Bale of tobacco leaf placed in conditioning machine. Cutting and shredding machine, cigarette making machine and counting and packing machine. (7.30); The shoe factory at Shieldhall. Cutting out and fixing uppers. Soles are cemented on and the edges polished and waterproofed. Shoes are packed (9.32); SCWS products on display in showroom. Furniture showroom. Clothes being modelled. Shoe showroom (13.16); Co-op shop as at beginning of film (13.30)