ARE SALES LOST ON SATURDAYS?

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  • Templar Films

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  • 1950s

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Title: ARE SALES LOST ON SATURDAYS?

Reference number: 2595

Date: 1958

Sponsor: [ SCWS]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.26 mins

Description: Made by Glasgow South Co-op Society, this film records the numbers of shoppers in different areas to try to establish if shutting Co-op shops on Saturday meant loss of sales.

For further information see "The British Co-operative Movement Film Catalogue" compiled and edited by Alan Burton 1997.

Shotlist: Glasgow South Co-op Society Ltd. presents a pictorial note on shopping habits ARE SALES LOST ON SATURDAYS? Shopping crowds on Saturday afternoons & Tuesday afternoons are contrasted in three selected areas: CROSSMYLOOF, LANGLANDS ROAD & CUMBERNAULD STREET Crossmyloof SATURDAY 1st MARCH 1958 (0.20) gvs street, traffic, shoppers, intercut with clock showing the time (3.31) CROSSMYLOOF TUESDAY 1st APRIL 1958 gvs, as before (noticeably less traffic, fewer shoppers) (4.15) shot of trams (4.32) shop fronts, including Bank of Scotland, Boots the Chemist, Royal Bank, A. Massay & Sons, Malcolm Campbell and J. Curley (4.58) gvs as before - shops, shoppers, traffic, trams, buses. Shop fronts Wm. G. McCracken, Wine Merchants Wm. Agnew (6.35) LANGLANDS ROAD, SATURDAY 12 APRIL 1958 gvs as before, includes shots of Gall's & Co., High Walk Shoe Co. Ltd., Terley's, Dand's (9.14) LANGLANDS ROAD, TUESDAY 15 APRIL 1958 gvs as above (again, fewer people) (11.28) CUMBERLAND ST., TUESDAY 22nd APRIL 1958 gvs as before (fewer shoppers) (15.20) ARE MORE PEOPLE BUYING ON SATURDAYS THAN ON TUESDAYS? WHAT DO YOU THINK? (15.26)