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Title: [MAGAZINE - LOOKING BACK]
Reference number: 7340
Director: [attributed to James Anderson]
Running time: 35.49 mins
A compilation of amateur film taken by James Anderson. Includes heavy snow blocking the roads in Newton Mearns; a military parade in London, leisurely scenes in Queens Park and Ravenglass and Eskdale miniature railway. There are also shots of Scottish Industries Exhibition, and opening of new premises at Crow Hamilton & Co. Ltd.
Vertimax production lathes featured in this film are the same as those in same model as in ref. 7341
Shotlist: [no title] James Anderson operating a projector at home. He removes a painting from the wall of his living room, to reveal a window for the projection to work through (0.24) Blackpool Illuminations gvs same by night, including exts Woolworths Cafe (1.58) Winter comes to Newton Mearns cars stuck in the snow; a snowplough in action; cars driving through heavy snow trying to clear a path; men shovelling snow with spades - one of the men is nearly hit by a car in the process! (3.48) man clears snow in chunks from road; car drives along cleared road - the deep snow is piled high on either side and is higher than the car itself (4.41) Clydesdale horses pulling milk churns in snowy conditions - they progress from rural area to more populated area with houses - possibly arriving at a station (?) (5.11) Military parade in summer, at a London park. Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip are seen in an open horse drawn carriage (6.41) continued shots of huge park and crowds - veterans in wheelchairs can be seen (7.03) London city centre, illuminated advertising boards, Piccadilly Circus (7.20) exts Anderson's Garage, Newton Mearns. A vintage car is pushed out onto forecourt (7.32) gvs Talbot vintage car museum, shots of family enjoying the day out, sitting in cars etc (8.19) Veteran Car Rally gvs same, in and around Glasgow (?) - features people dressed up in old costume (11.53) views over Glasgow cityscape as seen from Queen's Park (13.06) children sliding down hillside on wooden boards, enjoying mini golf, gvs flowers and view looking down Victoria Road (14.34) outdoor concert in bandstand, Queen's Park, with audience sitting on benches and chairs (15.18) shot of Walls ice cream van with children enjoying treats, children on swings in playpark, on pony rides, playing with model boats on pond (18.30) Ennerdale gvs loch and enjoying picnic by roadside (18.54) gvs Ravenglass and Eskdale miniature railway, including tracking shots from moving train and the train being moved around on turntable at the end of the line in order to travel in the opposite direction (22.27) Kintore for Strawberries gvs picking strawberries (23.01) woman smelling sweet peas in garden (23.09) same woman eating a strawberry, gvs garden (23.32) exts garage belonging to J.S. Young & Co. Ltd., Giffnock (23.42) two men in office - the one in glasses being James Anderson (23.54) ints workshop, men at work - possibly apprentices (?) - they feed a huge metal sheet into machine (24.11) Ext of Kelvin Hall, c/u sign "Britain's Biggest Mechanical Handling Exhibition May 15 - 20" (24.13) [BW] ints exhibition stand belonging to John S. Young & Co. Ltd., Giffnock (24.22) [COL] same shot, contd. (24.44) Queen Elizabeth on a tour around the exhibition- everyone clamouring to get a photograph of her (25.07) exts Scottish Industries Exhibition 1959, Kelvingrove (25.12) gvs streets outside, Dumbarton Road, with floats, one reading 'Join us at the Kelvin Wishing Well' (25.38) comics, including Jimmy Logan arriving and entertaining the crowds, many ladies are dressed up in theatrical costume (26.30) ints exhibition, a banner reads 'Young's Bring Browns Storage to Scotland', gvs speech / presentation (26.52) ints machinery (27.02) tea and cakes are enjoyed, machinery still visible in background (27.10) Young's of Giffnock operate their mobile crane outdoors (27.22) ints exhibition (27.43) exts yard, Young's truck (28.15) gvs landfill site, Young's truck dumps rubbish (29.27) exts Crow Hamilton & Co. Ltd., Engineers and Machine Tool Makers. Brief shot man clearing trees outside the works (29.41) ints machine shop floor (29.45) ints two men at drawing board (29.47) very brief shot machinery, exts Crow Hamilton building (30.00) exts new works being constructed under scaffolding (30.06) ints drawing room, where a model is inspected and discussed (30.10) exts new Crow Hamilton works building (30.19) ints metalwork, man fixing electronic in machine (31.08) unpacking of new machinery, including the 'Barmax Four Head Automatic Electrochemical Metal Forming Machine' (31.19) c/u invitation to the opening of the new building, reading 'The Chairman and Directors of Crow Hamilton & Co. Ltd. request the pleasure of the company of Dr D. S. Curran at the official opening of their new premises by the Rt. Hon. Lord Polwarth T.D. on Monday 15th October 1962 at 11am' (31.29) gvs tables set up with white linen and flowers, exts as police and people await the arrival of guests (32.03) Lord Polwarth arrives, and makes speech (32.14) [BW] exts Crow Hamilton premises (32.21) speech and crowds (32.38) c/u machinery (33.21) [COL] gvs luncheon, there are waiters and waitresses in attendance (34.51) exts as guests depart by car (35.01) television broadcast featuring the opening of Crow Hamilton new premises (35.43) The End (35.49)
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