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Anti Gas Precautions (1942)

Emergency services are seen in action as the alarm is raised for a gas raid.

Gas Wash

ARP Schools (1940)

Air raid precautions for schoolchildren.

Air Raid Warning Gas Masks

BBC Scotland News (1971)

News footage of major events in Scotland.

Ibrox Stadium Disaster

Big Mill, The (1963)

A promotional film for the Ravenscraig Steel Mill.

The Birth of a Steel Town - Motherwell The Bath - Ravenscraig and Gartcosh Sheet Steel - Ravenscraig and Gartcosh The Strip Mill - Ravenscraig and Gartcosh

Biscuit Making in 1928 (1928)

Producing Macfarlane Lang's biscuits at their factory.

Biscuit Making

Child Welfare(1938)

Health care for children in 1930s Glasgow.

Advising the Expectant Ante Natal Clinic Baby Care Bottle Feeding New Mothers Class Rickets

City Sidelights (1956)

A series of five magazine films of Glasgow.

Hairdressing Sidelights

Civil Defence in Glasgow (1942)

Made in 1942 to demonstrate civil defence procedures and the organisations involved.

Air Raid Shelters Civil Defense First Aid Refugees Rescue Party

A Cragsman's Day (1946)

An award winning film of rock climbing on the "Cobbler".

Climbing the Cobbler

County of Dunbarton (1947)

A survey of the principal industries in the county of Dunbarton.

Dunbarton Farming

County Of The Clyde (1963)

New developments in Lanarkshire.

New Motorways

Cumbernauld - Town for Tomorrow (1970)

The development of Cumbernauld.

The Birth of Cumbernauld Cumbernauld's New LIfe Pedestrian Planning Town Planning - Cumbernauld Why New Towns?

The Denny Hovercraft (1963)

The fortunes of the Denny Hovercraft.

The Denny Hovercraft The Demise of Denny's

Dumbarton (1945)

An amateur film of the end of the war in Dumbarton.

Dumbarton VE Day

Empire Exhibition (1938)

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth open the Empire Exhibition.

Empire Exhibition

Fifty Years, Fifty Lives (2002)

A half century of memories from everyday Scots.

Afghan Chipshop Peddlers The Steamie

Future of Scotland, The (1948)

An optimistic film describing post-war Scotland.

Development Areas Industrial Scotland

The George Bennie System of Transport (1929-1930)

The launch day of George Bennie's Railplane in 1920

The Bennie Railplane

Glasgow Gets to Work (1935)

Glasgow's transport system at work.

Transport on the Clyde

Glasgow Today and Tomorrow (1949)

Glasgow in the post-war years and the Corporation's futuristic plans for the city's development.

Glasgow Housing Today Glasgow Roads Today

Glasgow and the Clyde Coast (1912)

The Edwardian city and holidaying "Doon the Watter".

Doon the Watter Glasgow Streets 1910 Rothesay

Glasgow Docklands (1956)

The working life of the docks of Glasgow.

Ferries over the Clyde Glasgow Docklands Street Kids The Clyde
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