FALKIRK TOWN COUNCIL COLLECTION: Demolition, Refuse Collection, Callendar Estate, Royal Visit, Mariner's Day Gala, Road Gritting and Snow Removal

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Places:

  • Stirlingshire

Subjects:

  • Architecture and buildings
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Healthcare
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Local government

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: FALKIRK TOWN COUNCIL COLLECTION: Demolition, Refuse Collection, Callendar Estate, Royal Visit, Mariner's Day Gala, Road Gritting and Snow Removal

Reference number: 7010

Date: 1953 - 1967

Director: [filmed by unidentified employees of Falkirk Town Council]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 25.33 mins

Description: Collection of film shot by unidentified employee of the workings of the Town Council's sanitary dept, with some sequences relating to urban redevelopment in the town.

See also refs. 3339, 7011, 7012 AND T2262

Shotlist: [Shotlisted with aid of donor's notes]

[1955*] gv's Boyd St, David's Loan high St Port Downie during demolition. (770') *1957 demonstration of refuse vehicles; (in January? snowy roads, collecting Christmas trees) (870') *1957 J Easton, driving refuse collection vehicle and arriving at depot (4.54) [blank] (4.56) [n.d.] Dollar Park entrance, tulip displays (5.25) [blank] (5.33) interior Falkirk and District Coup, Mariner St. showing ints commercial kitchen, including freezer cabinets. Some ladies in shot towards end of sequence, one of whom demonstrates new paper towel dispenser. General view over empty canteen (7.07) [blank] (7.10) [1957*] m/s housing estate (7.25) [blank] (7.32) c.1960's new housing development, drawing of street plans (7.53) [blank] (7.56) 1967 new housing development on Callendar estate. Pans of buildings and flats opening of flats by ? Gv's virgin site, cutting the first turf (11.48) [blank] (11.51) [camera fault, unviewable)] 1967 new housing (15.44) [blank] (15.47) panoramic view from 13th floor of multistorey flats in Callendar Park and from flats at Glenbrae [sections overexposed] (19.38) [blank] (19.41) [n.d.] Very brief shot royal visit and gv's Queen Elizabeth and Duke of Edinburgh at Linlithgow Palace (19.55) [blank] (19.58) gvs same (20.35) [blank] (20.39) c.1950's very brief shot Mariners Day Gala (20.51) [blank] (20.54) very brief shot tree planting - lots of children crowd around (21.15) [blank] (21.19) ints bakery, boxed cakes on production line (21.41) Road Gritting and Snow Removal Tractor plough clearing Carron Road, machine testing de-icing fluid [changes to BW stock at 22.44 mins] (25.33)