Lord MacLeod of Fuinary explains the guiding principles of the Iona Community’s mission as practised at Community House in Glasgow. (clip)

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  • Television documentary


  • 1950s

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Reference number: 2348

Date: 1950s

Production company: ABC Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.00 mins

Description: Activities inside Community House, Glasgow, as seen by a visiting teenage couple. Dr. George MacLeod is interviewed, and the young couple are given a tour of the building and its facilities. Young people are seen dancing with a skiffle band.

Shotlist: [Credits missing] A teenage couple visit Community House, Clyde Street, Glasgow. They interview Dr George MacLeod on the Iona Community and the work of Community House. Shots of the interior of Community House as the young people tour the building and talk to those using its facilities, including Alcoholics Anonymous, the Neurotic Nominees, and young people dancing to a skiffle band [end credits missing] (12.07)