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  • Argyllshire
  • Ayrshire


  • Housing and living conditions
  • Power resources
  • Transport
  • Water and waterways


  • Television educational


  • 1960s

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Reference number: T1981

Date: 1966c

Production company: STV

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 7.22 mins

Description: Visuals from a schools programme on new developments in Scotland which includes shots of towns being built up, the Cruachan dam, and new road networks emerging across the countryside.

Shotlist: gvs hills, coastline with lighthouse - tracking shot from car along coastal road - gvs river and bridge, farm - gvs dam under construction - gvs street in rural village, children leaving school,
church in distance - gvs rows of cottages, washing hanging up, children playing - gv town main street, traffic (2.07) pan across construction site in Glasgow? - gv derelict tenements - street junction in Kilmarnock, bus passing - gvs Govan Cross, Glasgow, Brechins Bar and statue of William Pearce, buses passing, AA road sign (3.02) Kilmarnock street scenes (3.14) gvs houses and streets of new town - children playing under canopy of high rise building - tracking shots from car past new wooden houses, high rise flats in new town - tracking shot and gvs East Kilbride shopping centre - gvs modern blocks of flats - gvs shopping centre, fountains (5.49) interior shots in school library and language lab - dark int shots of hall and stage - int shots of hospital, nurse talking to young boy - aerial still of road junction - gvs of new town road system, dual carriageway and flyovers - tracking shot along road in Cumbernauld - ls dual carriageway (7.22)