STEEL MAKERS, the

The process of fast cooling a forging for surface hardness at Parkhead Forge in Glasgow. (clip)

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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Series:

  • Enterprise 64

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: STEEL MAKERS, the

Reference number: T0715

Date: 1964

Director: d. Ken Davis & Robert Amram

Sponsor: Scottish Television

Producer: Ken Davis

Production company: Arrow Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 25.16 mins

Description: Scottish Television documentary dealing with the growth and formation of the Steel Industry in the west of Scotland in 1964, concentrating on the steel works at Ravenscraig and Parkhead. Part of a special industrial series, "Enterprise 64" intended to raise interest in the Scottish Industries Exhibition.

Other films in the series can be found at refs. T1432, T1733 and T2256

Credits: presented by Andrew Gardner
sc. research Andrew Hargrave
w. Robert Amram
m. Laurie Johnson
camera Reg Cavender
sd. Robin Gregory
ed. Frank Goulding
sd. ed. Norman Savage
executive p. David Johnstone

Shotlist: Title credits (0.39) ms of int of Steel Works moving onto c/u of Andrew Gardner talking head to camera (1.30) c/u shot of children running up & playing on slag-heap moving onto ext shot of various Lanarkshire Steel Works (1.48) int shots of strip mill at Ravenscraig & Parkhead with v/o explaining steel process (12.11) talking head to camera with Managing Director of Parkhead Company incl. shots of int of steel works (13.37) continuing shots of int. of steel works (13.55) end of part one logo (14.05) part two logo (14.11) ext of power stations & hydro-electric stations (15.21) ext shot of Boiler maker works in Renfrew moving onto int shots of furnace with v/o explaining the process (19.31) ext shots of Tube works at Bellshill moving onto int shots of Tube works with v/o explaining the process (22.24) ext shots of pipes & tubes in various steel works (22.58) ext of steel works ending with shot of train on railway line (23.28) talking head of A.G. to camera concluding programme in int. of train (24.10) ecs (25.16)