INDUSTRIAL STIRLINGSHIRE

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Places:

  • Edinburgh
  • Stirlingshire

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Ships and shipping
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Educational

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: INDUSTRIAL STIRLINGSHIRE

Reference number: 1956

Date: 1950*

Production company: [ SEFA (Stirlingshire Group)]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 28.00 minsc

Description: A study of the principal industries of Stirlingshire including coal mining, brick making, soap making and oil refining.

Shotlist: PART 1
[Title/credits missing] Maps (.18); Coal mining. Maps (.38); General views coal mine, possibly Polmaise Colliery. Diagrams of mine shafts. Miners descend by cage. Machinery (1.33); Underground, coal cutters, miners at work at coal face, blasting, conveyor belt. Tubs filled with coal come up to surface and are unloaded [Polmaise Colliery]. Coal is sorted (5.17); Iron founding. Map (5.28); General views foundry. Carron Ironworks (5.46); Blast furnaces. Shots of same. Sand moulds. General views men working inside foundry. Casting. Enamelling baths. (8.14); Other products. Cooking range, fire surrounds, etc [End of Part 1] (8.49).

PART 2
No credits. Brick making. Map. General views brickworks, possibly Stein's. Shots brickmaking processes. Stacked in kilns and then in yard to cool (3.27); Paper making. Denny. Map. Esparto grass is delivered wood pulp added to vats, boiling, rolled and dried in presses. Finished rolls and sheets of paper. Packaging for despatch (6.28); Sawmilling. Map. Muirhead & Sons Ltd, Sawmillers. Felled timber in yard. Sawing, Dressing and making doors. (7.57); Chemical industries. Map. General views chemical factory. Manufacture and testing (9.34); Drums ready for export. The End (9.42).

PART 3
No credits. Map (.03); Port of Stirlingshire. Cargo ship arriving at Grangemouth with cargo - Timber. Unloading same (.38); Wood pulp. Unloading. Iron ore and scrap. Unloading same (1.32); Pit props for mines. Unloading same (1.53); Shipbuilding - Grangemouth. Grangemouth Dockyard Co Ltd. General views yard and work on vessels. Cutting plates, rivetting etc (3.28); Launching. "Gorgulho" enters water (4.33); Soap making. Grangemouth. Shots of Soap and Glycerine Works, SCWS Ltd. Exterior and Interior. General views of soap making processes, including packaging of toilet soap and cutting of soap bars. (7.26); Oil refining. Grangemouth. Oil tanker from Iraq arrives with crude oil. (8.00); Storage tanks. (8.11); Distillation of crude oil. General views of plant (9.15); Filling tanks for transportation. Scottish Oil Ltd loco engine. Shots of the yard (9.45); End credits [acknowledgement to all firms concerned] (9.55); INDUSTRIAL STIRLINGSHIRE. The End (9.59)