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  • Glasgow


  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour


  • Television educational


  • 1970s

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Reference number: T2051

Date: 1974

Production company: STV

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.10 mins

Description: An unfinished piece on the seventies youth cult which illustrates the mood of the time with a montage of fashion shots, posters and the interior of the Muscular Arms pub in West George Street. The point being that there is an ever-widening gulf between teenagers and adults.

Shotlist: A montage of various symbols of seventies youth - a Slade poster, a record shop, Bette Midler poster, Sacha platform shoes, fashion accessories, clothing, - as the presenter looks through the shops (1.53) Exts the Muscular Arms on West George Street (1.56) A variety of images from within the pub -the decor, the bar, cartoon models, and a poster of Steve Harley and Cockney Rebel (2.32) Presenter in her glad rags dancing as a variety of camera angles catch her different moves (2.55) Presenter addresses the camera from the DJ's box (3.10) All through the piece contemporary music is used as soundtrack.