MEADOWSIDE GRANARY II

A crane driver at Meadowside Granary lowers suction elevators into the hold of the ’Korcula’ to remove its cargo of grain. (clip)

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Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Food and drink

Genres:

  • Television news

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: MEADOWSIDE GRANARY II

Reference number: 5150

Date: 1963c

Production company: [ Templar Film Studios]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.17 mins

Description: The cargo ship 'Korcula' is relieved of its grain cargo. This film shows the various mechanical processes involved and general shots of the Glasgow Granary buildings.

Shotlist: grain cargo on board cargo ship 'Korcula' is 'sucked' out of hold with carefully positioned machinery; ints. control room; ints engine room; c/u piston; c/u pipes being lowered into hold, c/u grain, men operating pipes (2.26) ints empty storage silo (?) buildings (2.39) elevated shots over docks and surrounding housing (3.04) c/u grain moving at high speed on conveyor belt (3.06) exts Meadowside Granary Buildings (3.17)