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Song of the Clyde follows the river Clyde with music; from its upland origins, past industrial towns and through Glasgow, to the sea.
Glasgow and its river
'A film of the Clyde, from its source at Elvanfoot to its mouth at Glasgow, from rivulet to mighty waterway. Street scenes in Glasgow, shots of factories, docks and shipyards, of shipbuilding, of giant cranes, of ships loaded and unloaded. As its title suggests, the film has a notable musical accompaniment.'
(Films of Britain - British Council Film Department Catalogue - 1942-43)
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