CARPET FACTORY, DUNDEE

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Places:

  • Dundee

Subjects:

  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Television news

Series:

  • Grampian today

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: CARPET FACTORY, DUNDEE

Reference number: N0693

Date: 1977

Production company: Grampian Television

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.26 mins

Description: Shots inside the Thomson Shepherd carpet factory in Dundee and an interview discussing management of the factory, current economic trends, future of the factory, concentration on the export market and employment prospects.

Shotlist: ints carpet factory, Dundee, showing worker operating weaving machinery; c/u loom; pan over reels feeding the loom; c/u shuttle and machinery intercut with operator (2.24) a finished tartan carpet is pulled out to show pattern and possibly for checking (2.47) -blank- (2.50) interview with Mr. Faulkner, talking about the future of the factory, concentration on the export market and employment prospects (6.32) reporter cutaways (7.26)