Well into the era of redevelopment - the folksy Our 3 Rs shows how much education - primary, secondary and further - had changed in under 20 years. Commissioned by Glasgow Corporation at the height of its involvement in the life of the city and its citizens.
Director: d. Henry Cooper
Ref No: 2049
Film For Hire: No
Video For Sale: No
Running Time: 22.17 mins
Original Format: 35mm
Additional Information: The educational services provided in Glasgow, including work in primary schools, secondary schools and technical training for day release students.
Replaced earlier Glasgow Education Committee production EDUCATION AT YOUR SERVICE.
Paper Archive file containing correspondence ans scripts
Titles (0.13) shots of boy being taken to school by his mother on his first day (1.26) Robert and his classmates go into the school (1.41) shots of Knightswood Secondary School, and girl starting secondary education (2.28) shots of boy in ferry crossing the Clyde (2.43) shots of boy walking through the shipyards and then into Stow College of Engineering (3.22) shots of boy at primary school learning reading, writing and arithmetic, painting, children learning history, geography etc. in the upper primary school: in the refectory, gymnasium, and playground (8.26) pupils at Galloway House, a residential school (9.31)
Shots of girl in first year at Knightswood Secondary School (1.10) shots of Knightswood (1.22) shots of pupils at the school e.g. in the library, in the science laboratories, in the biology labs, in the classrooms, in the workrooms etc. (6.43)
Back to Knightswood Secondary School and shots of the school orchestra (0.37) shots of the pupils of Glasgow’s secondary schools at Loch Morlich in the Cairngorms, staying at Glenmore Lodge on a two weeks training course (2.06) shots of Stow College of Engineering (4.06) shots of Clydeside Shipyards with workers and apprentices (4.37) shots of the ‘Mobile Apex’ on the Clyde (4.47) shots of King George V Bridge over the Clyde (5.03) shots of workers coming out of work (3.28) overshots of George Square (5.44) credits (6.03)