ROTHESAY ENTERTAINERS' TRAILER 1918

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Places:

  • Bute

Subjects:

  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Advertising

Decade:

  • 1910s

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Title: ROTHESAY ENTERTAINERS' TRAILER 1918

Reference number: 0959

Date: 1918

Sponsor: Fyfe and Fyfe

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.57 mins

Description: Rothesay Entertainers trailer advertising their revue. Charlie Kemble, Renee and Billie Houston, J. W. Bowie and Sylvia Watt all feature.

Used by the company as a trailer for forthcoming variety shows during the winter months of touring and sent to the Pavilion, Galashiels, owned by Fyfe and Fyfe, in September 1918.

Shotlist: No credits. Shots as the company rise from their seats in the tent at Rothesay [on the site of what was later known as the Winter Gardens] and walk towards camera. They take a bow, one by one (0.22); They then take hands and dance (0.28); One by one, they pull faces at the camera, beginning with Charlie Kemble, J W Bowie (singer), Sylvia Watt, Fred Davis (ventriloquist), Doris Duncan, Laura Richardson, Billie Houston, Renee Houston, Myra Fyfe, Alec Main, Julian Ross and Isaac Fyfe [the donor's father] (1.57)