CLYDE RIVER

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The attractions of holidaying on the island of Arran by LMS steamer. (clip - onsite only)

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Places:

  • Glasgow
  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Promotional

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: CLYDE RIVER

Reference number: 1787

Date: 1939

Sponsor: LMS Railway

Production company: LMS Advertising and Publicity Department

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.50 mins

Description: The River Clyde from source to sea highlighting its industry, history, the city of Glasgow and its nearby holiday areas such as Rothesay and Arran.

Credits: [comm. Frank Phillips]

Shotlist: [Credits missing] Countryside by the upper reaches of the River Clyde (1.25) Steam locomotive passing through countryside by Tinto Hill (1.49) Fishermen in river (2.32) Gvs countryside around Lanark and views of river. Shots of Clyde Valley power station (3.37) River valley, gvs greenhouses for tomatoes and hot houses for grapes (4.15) Gvs industrial landscape (4.30) Gvs Blantyre and Livingstone memorial and Bothwell bridge (4.58) Industrial landscape (5.18) Gvs Glasgow city centre, nameplates of industrial and financial concerns, Boots corner, shops down Buchanan Street and Sauchiehall Street shoppers, gvs shop fronts (6.43) Ships in river, shots of Clyde yards and docks from river, launch of a ship (7.45) Company nameplates, liner on stocks. "Queen Elizabeth" at sea (8.18) Dumbarton Rock (8.37) Greenock from sea, shots of Gourock (9.00) Gvs Clyde coast, wee boys playing on rocks, the Cloch lighthouse, gvs shoreline (9.40) Clyde pilot boat leading tanker (10.01) Shots of steamer "Duchess of Montrose", passengers on deck and disembarking (10.53) Long shot of steamer. Gvs Dunoon, holiday-makers golfing and men strolling (11.56) Yachts, Royal Naval Yacht Blub at sea (12.47) Shots of Rothesay, beach and promenade (13.09) Steamer in Kyles of Bute (14.12) Shots of open air bowling green and holiday-makers on Arran. Gvs island scenery (15.03) Shot of steamer, small dinghy transfers passengers (15.33) Ailsa Craig, gvs landscape (15.43) The End (15.50)