M8 CONSTRUCTION, CHARING CROSS GLASGOW

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering

Genres:

  • Television news

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: M8 CONSTRUCTION, CHARING CROSS GLASGOW

Reference number: T0959

Date: 1971c

Production company: STV

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.04 mins

Description: Construction shots of the early stages of the M8 at Charing cross. Members of the public stop to watch from newly built bridges, not yet open to traffic.

Shotlist: pan over construction site, under bridge joining Sauchiehall street [Charing Cross Mansions visible on right hand side] (0.55) shots of new tower blocks being built in Charing Cross and Anderston, including ls and c/u Charing Cross Tower Hotel (2.31) ls construction work and people pausing to watch on bridge [camera pointing south] (3.06) blank (3.11) Gvs construction shots of the early stages of the M8 at Charing Cross (4.07) gvs earthmovers and workmen working on site; ls spectators standing on empty motorway bridge [St. Georges Mansions in background] (7.04)