TRANSPORT AND POWER

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Transport

Genres:

  • Television educational

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: TRANSPORT AND POWER

Reference number: T1947

Date: 1966

Production company: STV

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.57 mins

Description: Shots taken for a schools programme on transport which include the newly opened Abbotsinch airport, the BEA air hospital plane, ship building and road construction.

Shotlist: gvs Victoria Pier, Lerwick - ints. man clips tickets on a bus; shots of driver at wheel on Commercial Street, Lerwick; brief tracking shot (0.24) C/u of the ferry 'Maid of Luing', Cuan Sound - [sound] M/s of the ferry docking at the island of Luing - leader (0.41) plane coming into land on the beach at Barra - three men watch over an injured boy on a stretcher - Another man enters the frame and helps lift the stretcher onto the plane (1.28) Crowds surround a plane in the newly opened Abbotsinch Airport - Ints the airport; passengers shopping; departures board changing (2.10) An aeroplane arrives, passengers alight (2.23) Aerial view of Cumbernauld town centre under construction - A small plane landing in a field (2.38) A plane takes off from Prestwick Airport - front entrance to Prestwick Airport - Ints the airport - - an aeroplane takes off - Leader (3.16) [mute] Elevated view of a tanker sailing down the Clyde - ls shipyard, cranes in b/ground; ms man repainting a ships' name; cranes and crates; tug entering a harbour (4.13) Cars passing through the tollbooths on the Forth Road Bridge - pan towards bridge approach (4.21) gvs Tay Bridge and cars passing across - new sections of road and under construction (4.56) earth mover tipping soil into a lorry; ms men laying plastic sheeting; unloading concrete from a cement truck (5.20) traffic on Glasgow streets - entrance to Clyde tunnel; tracking shot from car emerging from tunnel (5.57)