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  • Leisure and recreation


  • Amateur


  • 1980s

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Reference number: 1392

Date: 1980

Director: filmed by the Scottish Film Archive

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 14.39 mins

Description: Filmed as a modern comparison to the amateur films held by the Archive, "Great Western Road" 1915 and "Great Western Road" 1922. General views of Glasgow's Great Western Road, Botanic Gardens, Byres Rd and Grosvenor Cinema.

See also refs. 0012, 0019 and 0570

Credits: [ed. Michael Chromy and Derek Morrison]
Filmed by the Scottish Film Archive by David Brown, Janet McBain, Michael Chromy, Derek Morrison, David Ferguson, Norman Pollock

Shotlist: Title (0.06); [Sunday] shot looking west along Glasgow's Great Western Road (0.38); General views looking east (1.10); Tracking shot east to west on Great Western Road (2.50); General shots of the Grosvenor Hotel, during reconstruction after fire damage (3.40); Driving shot east to west along Great Western Road (5.00); General shots of various buildings in Great Western Road (5.41); General views of congregation leaving church in Great Western Road (8.38); Driving shot west to east on Great Western Road (12.20); General views of the Botanic Gardens (13.23); Walking shot north to south down Byres Road (14.37); Exterior shot of the Grosvenor Cinema in Byres Road (14.39); End credits.