GLASGOW PARKS 1941

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Environment, the
  • Leisure and recreation
  • War

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: GLASGOW PARKS 1941

Reference number: 1104

Date: 1941

Director: [filmed by Dr. T. J. Honeyman]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.36 mins

Description: Footage of Glasgow's parks, including Pollok House, Rouken Glen and Queen's Park.

Film made as an experiment with "new" colour film in and around March 1941. Evidence in the film of the effects of the Blitz on the University and the Art Gallery.

See also ref. T0576.

Shotlist: [shotlisted from speed corrected VHS at 18fps, manual control track]

[No credits] Shot of a small launch on a loch; Shots from the launch to loch side; Various shots of flower beds and people on benches in Queen's Park (0.41); Shots of toddlers (0.47); Close-up of the flowers (1.04); Group of children (1.14); Flower beds in Rouken Glen Park, close-ups and general views (2.14); Exterior of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and shot down to the river (2.24); University Tower and then down to the river again (2.30); Unidentified talking head (2.32); Servitor doffs cap to camera (2.36); Shots from roof to Art Gallery down to the bowling green and grounds (2.10); Long shot across to the University tower (3.10); Pan across to Park Circus area, down to Kelvin Way and the bandstand (3.16); Pan round to Dumbarton Road and the Kelvin Hall as buses and trams pass (3.33); Close-ups of the park (3.47); Exterior of Glasgow University building with windows boarded up (3.53); Man on roof of the Art Gallery renewing the glass panes (4.02); General views from roof across to Partick and Kelvin Hall (4.09); Shots of flower beds in the Botanic Gardens and shots inside the Kibble Palace (5.08); General views of countryside, moving into shots of the grounds of Pollok House. Shot of old stable buildings intercut with shots of flower beds (8.41); Group of councillors outside the entrance to the museum, shots of Patrick Dollan and his wife amongst them. Close-up of Paddy Dollan and then of his wife. Shots of the group (9.26). [end of roll 1, spliced onto end] [*1939] Close-up of Sir John Stirling Maxwell with lady companion in doorway of Pollok House (9.36)