CONSTRUCTION OF A HOUSE

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CONSTRUCTION OF A HOUSE

Reference number: T0714

Date: 1960s

Production company: pc Scottish Television

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.22 mins

Description: General shots of houses under construction in Stanely, Paisley. Records laying foundations to the finished product, showing various tradesmen at work. Shot around a newly created housing scheme in the 1960s.

Shotlist: No credits, m/s of housing scheme in construction [including Stanely Avenue between Stanely Road and the junction of Hawick Avenue, Paisley] (0.16) shot of two men discuss houses of different design on scheme, shots of the houses; pair meet third man arriving in car (1.13) shot of Caterpillar Bulldozer clearing soil; shot of crane lifting uprooted tree stump onto the back of a truck which proceeds to leave the site (2.11) countdown sequence (2.22) shot of men digging & laying foundations of house & c/u of bricklaying the foundation wall; one of the two visitors attempts a spot of bricklaying (4.15) ms of workmen finishing the foundation wall (5.12) c/u shots of workmen laying wooden beams for the ground floor (6.40) ms to c/u of men constructing rafters & beams of roof (7.51) continuing shots of construction of roof with surface wooden panelling, installation of roof guttering & c/u shot of workman laying metal sheet around chimney piece (9.41) c/u of Plasterers applying render? to outside wall (10.03) ms of workmen having tea-break (10.37) countdown sequence (10.47) c/u of workman cutting plank of wood with circular saw (10.57) ints. house, floorboards being nailed down; wooden door frames installed (11.29) ext shot window frames fitted; ms to c/u of men hammering in roof slates (12.18) ints electrician wiring a room (12.48) ext shot of digging & laying of drainage pipes (13.08) ms of removal van (Cochran's of Paisley) approaching housing scheme with c/u of van stopping at completed house with removal men getting out of van (13.37) countdown sequence (13.47) elevated shot of housing scheme in construction; plasterer; panelling [No end credits] (14.46)