SAILING DOWN THE CLYDE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Tourism and travel

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: SAILING DOWN THE CLYDE

Reference number: 7368

Date: 1952

Director: [filmed by Ernest Tiernan]

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 11.34 mins

Description: Footage of an excursion by steamer down the Clyde in the early 1950s - includes shots of the Clyde in Glasgow, Rothesay, Wemyss Bay, Tighnabruaich and Inveraray.

Notes to accompany the film provided by the donor can be found in the paper archives at the National Library of Scotland Moving Image Archive.

For other films by Ernest Tiernan please see refs. 7366, 7367, 10165, 10166, 10167 and 10168

Shotlist: shot of Ernest Tiernan - AN ERNEST TIERNAN PRODUCTION - shot of paddle steamer at quayside - crowds embarking - shot of bucket dredger at quayside (0.24) shots from prow of steamer as it sails down Clyde from Broomielaw - shots of ships at quays, including steamer 'Lairdshill' - passing Stobcross crane, Queen's Dock (1.15) shots of Dunoon? from boat - passing Toward Point and lighthouse - shots of approaching Rothesay from boat (2.20) Rothesay Pier - shot of rope being tied to capstan - shots of passing steamer and large naval vessel and submarines (3.33) c/u 'Dunoon' sign at pier - steamer 'Duchess of Montrose' approaching quayside - shots of Firth from deck (4.26) approaching Wemyss Bay pier - shots of Firth from deck (4.56) sign on pier 'Tigh-Na-Bruaich', tying up boat - shots of passengers on deck and passing steamer - gvs at Inveraray from boat, bridge and castle, loch - views from deck, passing steamer and naval vessel, headlands (7.02) shot from funnels to passengers on deck - more views from deck, steamer passing (7.41) passengers sitting on benches - views from prow of surrounding hills and mountains (8.54) gvs loch/Firth? from shore (9.34) shot of timbered house - brief shot of car and motorbike on country road - gvs of lochs, hills and mountains, Loch Lomond? (10.58) women on rocky shore at loch-side (11.05) gvs of Inveraray Main Street, Inveraray Parish Church (11.25) wide shot Inveraray Castle and grounds (11.34)