VISIT TO THE EMPIRE EXHIBITION, a

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation
  • Architecture and buildings
  • Animals

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: VISIT TO THE empire exhibition, a

Reference number: 3035

Date: 1938

Director: filmed by D. Campbell

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 10.00 mins

Description: The empire exhibition, Glasgow - the exhibition grounds, avenues and pavilions, Tait's Tower, Clachan, the fun park and the dancing waters after dark.

See also refs. 3034 and 3036 [note 3036 is on master film only at present].

Shotlist: Title and credits. Rain! Let it Rain! news clippings forecasting overcast, rainy weather; picture of exhibition lion in raincoat and umbrella (0.41) gvs exhibition grounds. Colonies and Dominions views Engineering building and fountains; boys using a public water fountain; New Zealand; Canadian building c/u Mounted Police; Ireland and Australia buildings; rams butting heads (2.41) gvs avenues; pan Tait's Tower, view from the top (3.17) Kings-way two large bronze lion statues; G.P.O. Building (4.08) Scottish Avenue children in playpark; female statues inamongst fountains; gvs crowds on Scottish Avenue (5.31) a Butlin's roundabout ride; smoking attendent (5.55) The Clachan, gvs same (6.46) The Fun Park roundabout, big wheel; rollercoaster; Indian performers resting "Rafi Indian Archer Extraordinary, Hassan The One Wheel Wizard" (8.15) After Dark - the dancing waters and lighting in the amusement park ..."And so to bed" (9.46)