CATHCART STREET, GREENOCK

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • War

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: CATHCART STREET, GREENOCK

Reference number: 3458

Date: 1930c

Director: [filmed by Thomas Stuart Black]

Sound: silent

Original format: 9.5mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.00 mins

Description: Street scenes on Cathcart Street, Greenock taken from Black's Corner.

Taken from the premises of Thomas Black & Sons, on the corner of the junction of Station Avenue and Cathcart Street, Greenock - known as "Black's Corner". For more information on the streets and buildings in the film see correspondence from the donor, addit. info. file 11/1/386.

Includes shot of Station Avenue in Greenock before it was destroyed in the Blitz.

Shotlist: Views of Cathcart Street, Greenock, taken from Black's Corner [showing corner of Station Avenue which was destroyed in the Blitz] with traffic and pedestrians, a double decker bus, shop fronts, a horse and cart, looking towards Cathcart Square (0.06) view East along Cathcart Street, towards Rue End Street; brief shot of a 'Ladies Outfitters' (0.38) ints. of the machine flat of the sail loft of Thomas Black & Sons [at this time given over to the manufacture of tents and camping accessories - possibly filmed during a tea break or holiday, explaining the lack of workers at the machines] (1.00)