HARROGATE, GLASGOW, RENFREW AERODROME

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur
  • Home movies and videos

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: HARROGATE, GLASGOW, RENFREW AERODROME

Reference number: 3783

Date: 1931

Director: [filmed by Clifford Strain]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.35 mins

Description: Take to the skies in this wonderful short amateur film from 1931 showing Glasgow city streets, Renfrew Aerodrome, Biggles-style flying gear and some flimsy looking planes.

Digitisation funded by British Film Institute 'Unlocking Film Heritage', awarding funds from the National Lottery.

Shotlist: [no title] gvs Harrogate Valley gardens and Parliament streets . (0.40) three lady visitors [Mrs Casson, Mrs Helliwell and Mrs Constantine] arrive by car. Men playing tennis, public parks, family (2.09) Car filling up with petrol at garage pump (2.22) Penrith where mother goes shopping. streets. 'Mother' [Laura Strain, Clifford Strain's mother] in shops. Gv's scenery (3.21) This is Glasgow [over exposed] shots streets, Hielanmen's Umbrella, Argyle Street, brief shot vessel moored on Clyde, docks and dockside street. (4.09) Home Again two housemaids leave Victorian terrace home. Gv's women outside 9 Westbourne Gardens [see 3787], shots terraces in West End (4.53) At RenfrewAerodrome The Misses Pickard and Mr Craigie. Group of women with pilots and male friends. Aerial Activities. gvs various aeroplanes including Comper Swift, Handley-Page Hinaidi, Airspeed AS4 Ferry and autogyro, possibly a show by Sir Alan Cobham's Flying Circus (6.36) An aerial view of the 1000' Cunarder under construction in John Brown's shipyard Clydebank. View from air from Renfrew to Clydebank with shot of liner (7.15) The River Clyde. aerial gv's river with paddle steamers, No 534 [Queen Mary] liner under construction. shots from air as bi-plane lands at aerodrome. (8.43) Gv's aircraft in air, including Cairns Smith who took me up in order that I might shoot this film. Shots same and planes on ground, preparing for take off and visitors admiring (10.35)