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  • 1980s

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Title: GLASGOW BY THE WAY: May Day March

Reference number: 4897

Date: 1987 - 1988

Director: [d. Diane Tammes]

Sponsor: [ Channel 4]

Producer: [ Seona Robertson]

Production company: [ Reality Productions]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.52 mins

Description: 1987 May Day Rally, marching into Glasgow Green.

See also Ref 4899, (GLASGOW BY THE WAY: May Day Rally).

Credits: [p. Seona Robertson]

Shotlist: l/s line of marchers, including pipe band passing through arch to Glasgow Green; banners include Glasgow District Trades Council; JOC "Help Us to Save 1200 Jobs"; (1.04) blank (1.13) marching through the Green (1.22) [mute] further gvs of marchers with banners; Scotstoun Labour Party; (2.00) [sound] march, passing through arch, lead by pipe band Transport & General Workers Union banner; (3.00) decorated TGWU float (3.23) [mute] ms marchers arriving; banner for Furniture and Timber & Allied Trade Union; Education Institute of Scotland; Glasgow Association of University Teachers; Cathcart Labour Party (4.32) [sound] ls arrivals continue, including Maryhill Militant Supporters, crowd sings "Internationale" (4.51) blank (5.13) further gvs of marchers with banners, c/u SOGAT banner; Hillington AUEW; Joint Trades Committee Weir Pumps Cathcart; TASS; "Fall Out with Thatcher" anti-nuclear poster; marchers chant "What's the Solution? Revolution - Smash Apartheid Now"; [sound continues intermittently] carriers of NALGO banner; (7.54) c/u's individuals in watching crowd (8.18) 7:84 Theatre company; Communist Party [people following banners include Ken Currie, his mural for the People's Palace was installed later that year] (8.18) [mute] further views crowd (9.52)