CLYDE TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION

Snow starts to fall as cars drive off the vehicular ferry from Govan at Pointhouse. (clip - full length available onsite)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CLYDE TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION

Reference number: T0838

Date: 1963c

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 17.16 mins

Description: A report showing the final stages of construction of the Clyde Tunnel in Glasgow, before its opening in 1963.

See also ref T1761

Shotlist: (CLYDE TUNNEL CONSTRUCTION) : Roll 1: no credits, trims with flash frames of tracking shot from a car entering the Clyde tunnel; leaving exit with men making the finishing touches; countdown leader; clear stock (0.55) trims of workers completing the road outside the tunnel; roof top level shots of the construction; c/u shots of the pedestrian entrance (2.32) trims of the ext. and int. of the control room with shots of workers; countdown leader (3.20) gv's of earlier stages of the construction with girder frames in place; shots of cranes loading earth onto trucks, followed by countdown leader (5.47) underground shots of the tunnel in construction; car ferry crossing with shots of vehicles alighting, roof top panning shot of the construction in snowy conditions, countdown leader (7.57) brief shot of tunnel entrance with int. shot of tunnel in early stages of construction, c/u of welder, countdown leader (8.39) trims of int. shots; countdown leader (9.16) brief shot of the entrance; c/u shots of construction of roof of the tunnel; countdown leader (10.51) panning shot of the entrance moving onto reporter interviewing middle aged man; shots of the entrance including shots of workers in early stages of construction with the frame of the tunnel; countdown leader (14.01) aerial shots of Glasgow City centre showing the rail & road bridges (14.30) int. and ext. shots of a party of officials being shown around the construction site including a large pressurised chamber?(15.00)

Roll 2 : tracking shot from car through the tunnel, as workers walk along it; leader, ext & int shots of tunnel in construction finishing with tracking shot from car through tunnel (2.16)