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  • Glasgow


  • Construction and engineering


  • Television educational


  • 1970s

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Reference number: T2191

Date: Early 70s

Production company: STV

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 5.30 mins

Description: Part of a programme on town life which looks at the relative hells of an identikit suburbia and condemnable tenements and the group psychology evident in both. Also contains good footage of the Kingston Bridge under construction.

[Please note sound is not complete on version transferred to tape]

Shotlist: [no title] Presenter strolls in front of a semi-detached house and addresses camera on the horrors of uniformity in suburbia (0.45) Presenter comes out of front door, lifts his bottle of milk and places out his empty (0.56) Presenter strolls past shop windows in shopping centre, passing butchers bringing in their meat and bustling shoppers (1.51) [Leader] (2.03) Presenter comes down stairs in tenement and heads out into back yard (2.16) He wanders around the back yard whilst a large group of children follow him around as v/o [on sep mag track only?] talks of the tightly knit group psychology of the tenements (3.03) Leader (3.14) Exts the Adam's designed Georgian townhouses in Edinburgh (3.42) High pan across the Clyde from the tenements on the south side, across the Kingston Bridge (still under construction) to the landscape across the water (4.20) [Sound only continues] on what the future may hold for city dwellers (5.30)