MARYHILL CANAL BOAT DAY

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A Clydesdale horse on the tow-path pulls a barge along the Forth and Clyde Canal at Maryhill on a Canal Boat Day in the early 1970s. (clip)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Ceremonies
  • Environment, the
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Water and waterways

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MARYHILL CANAL BOAT DAY

Reference number: T0144

Date: 1973 c

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.53 mins

Description: People and boats at Maryhill Canal Boat Day in Glasgow, with shots of horse-drawn barges and "Miss Maryhill"

Shotlist: Children on canal bank. Small barge on canal; shot on board, man working tiller is wearing a "Waterway Recovery Group" t-shirt. Horse on towpath pulling barge followed by a small crowd of children. People on board barge. Other small boats; people passing by wave to the camera. (2.43) "Miss Maryhill" stands by a vintage car; is awarded a bottle of port (?) (2.53)