ALF GOES TO WORK

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Places:

  • Glasgow
  • Inner Hebrides

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Institutional care
  • Religion
  • Ships and shipping

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: ALF GOES TO WORK

Reference number: 2347

Date: 1960

Director: d. & p. Robert Newman

Sponsor: National Council of Churches, USA

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 46 mins

Description: Dr. George MacLeod talks about the origins of the Iona Community and the re-building of Iona Abbey.

Credits: p. assoc. Raymond Kinsey
nar. Bernard Braden

Shotlist: General views of Glasgow streets. Shots of the workforce as they leave Fairfield's shipyard. Busy streets (1.11); Streets in the Park Circus area of Glasgow [birthplace of George MacLeod]. Shipyards, river and docks (3.53); George MacLeod to camera on his life story. Voice-over on his years as a minister in Govan. Sequences of Govan in the 30s [as in A SERMON IN STONE] (8.53); Voice-over story of the conversion of a ruined mill to holiday camp in the 1930s. Photos of the ruined mill (10.50); MacLeod to camera on the early days of restoration of Iona Abbey. General views of craftsmen at work on the building (20.00); Leeds. The activities of Anglican church minister Canon Ernest Sutclife (?) in his parish. General views of youth clubs, baptisms, Denis Healey's election campaign, OAPs' club, new housing scheme (46.00).