GLASGOW'S WEDDING GIFT

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Local government

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: GLASGOW'S WEDDING GIFT

Reference number: 1507

Date: 1949

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.01 mins

Description: Shot inside the factory of H. Morris & Co. the film shows the construction and display of a fitted bedroom suite that was gifted by the City of Glasgow to HRH Princess Elizabeth and Lieutenant Mountbatten on the occasion of their wedding.

Find out more about the history of Morris Furniture on their website at http://www.morrisfurniture.co.uk/history [last accessed 3/4/2008]

Shotlist: [shotlisted from speed corrected tape, manual control track]

[No credit]. [BW] Shots inside factory of craftsmen at work constructing fitted bedroom suite. Close-ups of detail on the panels, etc (2.01); - Blank - (2.09); [COL] Craftsman works on panel; Shots of finished Royal Suite complete with soft furnishings being dusted (3.53); Shot of Neil Morris, the Director of the firm, with the Lord Provost of Glasgow entering the suite (4.01)