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  • Glasgow


  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation


  • Amateur


  • 1960s

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Reference number: 2134

Date: 1963

Director: filmed by A. & W. Murdoch

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 06:12 mins

Description: Montage of Glasgow scenes: children as they play in the street; stall holders at the "barras"; families in Queen's Park; and sunset on the Clyde.

Shotlist: Credits. [S/T music only, no narrative] (0.08) General views of Glasgow street scenes, including Glasgow Cathedral; exts newsagents; man buying newspaper on the street (0.41) Royal Exchange Square; (0.58) Steamer "Queen Mary II", departing from Broomielaw (?) crowded with passengers; George Square; Shot of Barrowland. General views of customers and stall holders at the "Barras". Children playing in street. (3.23) Families in park, possibly Queen's Park at Shawlands - boating, pony rides; (5.03) children playing in swing park; band playing in bandstand; family picnicking in the park (5.33) Young men play football in the street; Exterior of the Astoria, Possil, as bingo hall. (5.54) Sunset on the Clyde with Finnieston crane in the foreground (6.12)