SHOPS AND SUPERMARKETS

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Daily deliveries in and out of the new Glasgow Fruit Market in the early 1970s. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Food and drink

Genres:

  • Television educational

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: SHOPS AND SUPERMARKETS

Reference number: T0082

Date: 1971, October 9

Director: d. Nicholas Light

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.01 mins

Description: Shopping in Glasgow. Fruit and vegetables being selected for delivery to local stores.

Credits: presenter Clem Ashby
compiled by David Dunn
film ed. Iain Mackenzie

Shotlist: [On one roll separated by leaders]

1. A housewife shopping in the 'highstreet' and Glasgow street scenes; v/o describes her task (2.24)

2. Housewife shopping in a supermarket; dairy section, c/u "Cuthbertson's Creamery Milk"; meat section, canned goods; her messages are rung up on a cash register; housewife on escalator to upper departments; furniture department; self-service canteen (2.56)

3. The new Glasgow Fruitmarket; loading vegetables onto lorries; store managers selecting produce from many different countries, including Australia and Israel (2.29)

4. Bananas are sorted, weighed and packed v/o mentions special "warm storage" ripening of bananas before sale (1.22)