GLASGOW STREET SCENES / "KILL THE BILL" DEMONSTRATION

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Politics

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: GLASGOW STREET SCENES / "KILL THE BILL" DEMONSTRATION

Reference number: 7726

Date: 1961 / 1966* / 1971 / 1975

Director: filmed by Arnold Campbell

Sound: silent

Original format: std. 8mm

Colour: col

Running time: 21.52 mins

Description: A compilation of amateur film showing places and events in Glasgow, including the aftermath of the Metropole Theatre fire, May Day parades, the Barras Market, the city centre and south side and a march and demonstration against the Industrial Relations Bill of 1971.

Shotlist: [shot-listed from mini DV - manual control track]

[no title] - double-exposed shots of Glasgow streets, including shots of 'Krazy House' advertising bus - shots of 'M&W Personnel' advertising bus on Gallowgate - double-exposed shots of Glasgow streets and parks - gvs from street level and above of fire engines and fire-fighters fighting a blaze at the Metropole Theatre in Stockwell Street (1.39) shots of Arnold Campbell and his wife? strolling around and posing for camera by the Kibble Palace in the Botanic Gardens - gvs of Queen Margaret Bridge, Campbell on bridge over Kelvin, fooling around for camera - shot of police dog handler, woman walking past (3.03) gvs of May Day march entering Queen's Park, pipe band, group of officials including Bruce Millan, John Smith, Donald Dewar? - [18fps] shots of march on Buchanan Street in Glasgow, Glasgow Trades Council banner leading, followed by Cathcart Constituency Labour Party, Scottish Chile Defence Committee, pipe band, Clydebank & District Trades Council, Paisley & District Trades Council, Hillington, accordion band, ASTMS, International Women's Year, General & Municipal Workers' Union, Glasgow Committee Communist Party, 'Greetings to the Victorious People of Vietnam', 'Quit the Market', float with jazz band - gv High Street - gvs of Barrowland Ballroom and Gallowgate - gvs of stalls at Barras Market, hawkers selling wares, material and net curtains - gvs of shops on Gallowgate, gvs Glasgow cathedral, windows and doorways - shots of Provand's Lordship sign and gvs of building - gvs of Royal Infirmary, George Square - shots of Rentokil worker on telescopic ladder up side of building, with two Rentokil Mini vans on street - gvs City Chambers and George Square (9.45) night shots of Christmas illuminations in George Square - gvs of people walking, sledging and skiing in snow-covered park (12.38) shots of various council vehicles cutting the grass in a park on a sunny day (13.04) gvs of march in central Glasgow passing North British Hotel, led by Glasgow District Trades Council banner, followed by pipe band, Charter Group, 'Kill the Bill' placards, women's pipe band, NALGO Youth, Fire Brigades Union, Young Socialists, 'General Strike - Force the Tories to Resign', National Union of Public Employees, Glasgow Printworkers, NUJ Glasgow Branch, Glasgow International Marxist Group (16.29) march passing down Jamaica Street and up Hope Street - gvs of Glasgow Cross and Tolbooth tower (17.37) gvs of equestrian display at Bellahouston Park, Royal Horse Artillery pulling gun carriages in formation, show-jumping [most of sequence oof] (20.05) shots of snow-covered Glasgow streets from above, including bridge at Mount Florida station - gvs along Battlefield Road to old tram terminus and Victoria Infirmary - wide shot of Langside Monument, c/u of date inscription - gvs Jamaica Street bridge and Paisley's department store, waterfront at Clyde Street and river - The End (21.52)