RAKES OF GLASGOW

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Education
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Dance
  • Educational
  • Instructional

People/organisations:

  • RUSSELL, Stanley Livingstone
  • Scottish Educational Film Association (SEFA)

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: RAKES OF GLASGOW

Reference number: 0313

Date: 1950*

Director: p. Stanley L. Russell

Sponsor: Joint Production Committee of SEFA and SFC

Production company: Thames and Clyde

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.00 mins

Description: Demonstration of the Strathspey "The Rakes of Glasgow" by members of the Scottish Country Dance Society.

Credits: Made in co-operation with the Scottish Country Dancing Society.
dance supervisor Miss J Milligan
sc. Miss A Anderson
commentator Joseph MacKechnie
p. Stanley L Russell

Shotlist: Credits (0.07); Dancers enter and the commentary explains the dance (0.45); The dance begins. Commentary describes the dance in detail throughout. [Music: "The Rakes of Glasgow" "Master Francis Sitwell"] Dance ends (8.18); ecs (8.47)