PANTOMIME AND CHRISTMAS PARTY

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1940s

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Title: PANTOMIME AND CHRISTMAS PARTY

Reference number: 1143

Date: 1943

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bwcol

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 8.30 mins

Description: Shots of pantomime troupe performing with Harry Gordon and their Christmas party in the Adelphi Hotel, Glasgow.

See also "Pantomime in Scotland" research project athttp://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/cca/research/theatrefilmandtelevision/projectsandnetworks/pantomimeinscotland/ [last accessed 24/7/2013]

See also Scottish Theatre Archive at Glasgow University: http://special.lib.gla.ac.uk/sta/search/ [last accessed 24/7/2013]

Credits: cast Harry Gordon
cast Ann Drummond Grant
cast Hilda Meacham

Shotlist: No credits. [B/W] Shots from the wings of dance troupe on stage during unidentified pantomime [possibly Little Red Riding Hood, Alhambra Theatre] (.54); Harry Gordon and principal boy. General views of chorus, a musician sketch, dancers - "The Tiller Girls?, etc. (6.06); Shots inside the Adelphi Hotel, Glasgow, of Chirstmas Party for pantomime cast. Members of the cast file past the camera led by Bunty Gordon, with Harry Gordon, Alex Finlay two behind him, and Millar Gordon last. Line passes camera several times and includes Mrs Rita Finlay, Mrs Harry Gordon, Meg and Margaret Holden, Bertha Ricardo (Millar Gordon's wife). General views of the party, Harry Gordon as host (8.30)