YOUNG WORLD: Glasgow Saturday

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Title: YOUNG WORLD: Glasgow Saturday

Reference number: 4172

Date: 1973*

Production company: [ Glasgow ETV]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.30 mins

Description: Produced by Glasgow ETV, this programme shows a typical Saturday in the life of a group of Glasgow teenagers, whether doing a paper round or working in a shop. Includes footage of the Barras, city centre shops, Kelvingrove Museum and a house party.

Glasgow Education Dept. set up in the 1970s its own TV service for Glasgow schools on film and 2" videotape. The programmes were transmitted to schools in the Glasgow area.

See also ref. 4682

Shotlist: c/u shot of busy Glasgow road junction, Townhead?, z out, title overlaid - gv of Roystonhill from above, Glasgow Saturday [overlaid] (0.22) c/u shot of Glasgow Herald being put through letter-box - paper-boy going down stairs and exiting block of high flats (0.41) enters close, through to back court where young boys are kicking a can (0.53) group of youths on street shouting over at girl entering shop (1.05) int shots of shop, displays of china, girl serving at till (1.21) shots of stall at Barras market, man selling crockery, shots of crowd watching (1.52) int shots of Barras, paper-boy and girlfriend looking at paintings (2.13) merge to shot of young man looking at painting in Kelvingrove Art Gallery, then Dali's 'Christ of St. John of the Cross' (2.49) shot of Jimmy Johnstone scoring for Celtic against Rangers at Hampden? (2.54) intercut shots of boy boarding bus and girl boarding blue train, ending on shot of 'Cinerama' sign, Eglinton Street (3.23) intercut shots of youth waiting at foot of Buchanan Street, girl getting off train in Central Station, both meet (3.45) shots of couple passing Hare Krishna men on Buchanan Street, meeting other couple, present them with 'Love' record (4.01) int shots of party in house, youngsters dancing to record (4.26) shot of Underground station, two couples buying tickets and running for train, followed by youth from Kelvingrove, who misses train (5.02) - GETV Production (5.16) [sound continues to 5.28]