FAREWELL TO GLASGOW'S TRAMS

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Title: FAREWELL TO GLASGOW'S TRAMS

Reference number: 10466

Date: 1962

Director: filmed by Averil and Willie Murdoch

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.49 mins

Description: Amateur footage of the last day of tram services on the streets of Glasgow, and the evening display of Glasgow's historic trams.

Shotlist: FAREWELL TO GLASGOW’S TRAMS - A SOUVENIR BY A & W MURDOCH - Slightly blurry shots taken from a moving tram. Shots of trams traveling along the Trongate. AUCHENSHUGGLE - SEPTEMBER 1962 - Shots of the tram with its destination Auchenshuggle on the front. Shots of the tram number 1174. Brief shots of the interior of the tram and a notice advertising Glasgow’s Last Tram. - SOUVENIR HUNTERS - Shots of people taking photographs and a man filming the tram. Shots of a man standing in front of the tram also filming it. Shots of people on the tram and shots of the top of the tram as it departs. SENTIMENTAL JOURNEY - DALMUIR TO AUCHENSHUGGLE - Another shot of the tram and shots of the driver and clippie standing outside the tram. Shots of the woman inspecting tickets on the tram. Shots taken from the tram as it departs. Shots from the tram along Dumbarton Road, past Partickhill Station and near Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, shots of the Hielandman's Umbrella. Shots of more Glasgow streets and the Barrowlands, shots of Bridgeton Cross and the tram fare station. Shots of a sign for Bridgeton Cross and shots of the canopy. - THE PASSING OF THE GLASGOW TRAM SEPTEMBER 1962 - Shots of a parade of trams. Shots of a horse drawn tram followed by other more modern trams. The day gets darker as more and more trams pass. - THE END (5.49)