CITY OF GLASGOW, the

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Sponsored

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CITY OF GLASGOW, the

Reference number: 3930

Date: 1950 *

Sponsor: City of Glasgow Road Safety Committee

Production company: National Screen Norman Cobb production

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.40 mins

Description: A sponsored film, probably intended for a Glasgow cinema audience, warning against the dangers of Glasgow road traffic to pedestrians.

[Please note the viewing copy may display some visible defects such as flicker.]

Credits: "Presented by the City of Glasgow Road Safety Committee by courtesy of the proprietors of this theatre."

Shotlist: Title (0.08) gvs Clyde shipyards and docks (0.25) shots of shipyard workers leaving yard (0.59) shots of Argyle Street, Union Street, and Gordon Street - a pedestrian is knocked down by a car on Gordon Street (1.59) ambulance arrives (2.16) shots of Paisley Road, Springburn Road, followed by gvs other Glasgow streets, all showing trams, buses, pedestrians, mothers pushing prams, shops just visible in the background (3.23) ecs (3.40)