SCHOOLS MUSEUM SERVICE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Education

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Annand, Louise

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: SCHOOLS MUSEUM SERVICE

Reference number: 10230

Date: 1955 - 1960

Director: filmed by Louise Annand

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.13 mins

Description: Footage of services and activities provided by Glasgow's Schools Museum Service around 1955 - 1960.

The date is circa 1955 - 1960, information taken from the original film can label and box. This film is possibly incomplete.

Shotlist: title - shot of entrance to Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow; THE TECHNICIANS - FILM PROJECTION - a technician lacing up a film projector and putting a record on a record player; room with sign on door: “Education Department Lecture Room”; technician sets up film projector; EPIDIASCOPE - gvs same; MOUNTING PRINTS - technician cutting image paperprints to size on a bench guillotine, heat setting the print to a backing board using a handheld hot iron, a collection of completed mounted prints; FILM STRIPS - worker's hands showing the storage of film strips in drawer trays, title page of index book: “Glasgow Art Gallery, Lantern Slide Collection”, image of lantern slides in a drawer tray; PREPARING THE CLASSROOM - a technician nailing up large illustration posters of Australia, hedgehogs, sweeping a classroom floor; SCHOOL LOANS - a loan service showing two teachers/students picking up a packaged item; WORKSHOP AND STORE - a woodwork shop showing models and wooden exhibits; ext shots of Palace of Art at Bellahouston Park; shot showing a Glasgow tram moving along the roadway alongside; a group of schoolchildren at a lecture relating to heraldic designs at the Palace of Art; roadsign outside a large building: 'To Camphill Museum', group of children entering Camphill House, presentation by a curator of museum artefacts; a model maker preparing model exhibits showing Scottish themes; artist at work on ethnographic drawings; a museum worker listing an ornithological collection of stuffed bird specimens; woman working on a winding bench splicing 16mm film [possibly incomplete]