WONDERFUL CLYDE, the

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Places:

  • Ayrshire
  • Dunbartonshire
  • Glasgow
  • Lanarkshire
  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Ships and shipping
  • Transport

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: WONDERFUL CLYDE, the

Reference number: 4579

Date: 1966*

Director: filmed by Mr Tom Urie

Sound: sound

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 30.00 minsc

Description: An extensive journey along the River Clyde, detailing the attractions on offer from Largs to Lanarkshire.

Shotlist: [shotlisted from viewing of original std. 8mm]

shot of Ailsa Craig; sailing boats on River Clyde; gvs passengers walking about at Largs harbour (possibly the 'Waverley' paddle steamer?); gvs as seen from on deck, includes submarine sailing alongside, half submerged; gvs Firth of Clyde, including Dumbarton Rock and train travelling along coastline near Greenock; shots of Clydeside Shipyards showing ships under construction; shots as ship moves through Glasgow City Centre, shots of bridges; shot of castle [unidentified]; shot of memorial to Battle of Bothwell Bridge and the Covenanters; exts Hamilton College of Education, including shot of ornamental gates; shot of Hamilton mausoleum (known locally as 'The Pineapple'); gvs cattle in Strathclyde Country Park; Chatelherault House (?); Carron grain mills bordering onto river; exts Dalserf Parish Church; gvs nurseries of the Clyde Valley, including c/u fruits and vegetables grown there; Stonebyres Power Station; New Lanark, gvs falls and people enjoying walks; Hyndford Bridge; sequence of quick shots, showing variously Thankerton, Wolfclyde, Lamington, Roberton, Abington, gvs countryside views; brief shots of the return to Glasgow as seen from boat; sunset over the Clyde; The End