GROSVENOR TOPICAL NEWS: GROSVENOR TOPICALS NO. 1

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Media, communication and the creative industries
  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • HART, James

Decade:

  • 1920s

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Title: GROSVENOR TOPICAL NEWS: GROSVENOR TOPICALS NO. 1

Reference number: 1390

Date: 1926 - 1927

Director: filmed by James Hart

Sponsor: [ Grosvenor Cinema, Glasgow]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 12.00 mins

Description: Compilition of various events in Glasgow, including a bowls competition at Willowbank Bowling Club, Kelvinside sports day, Hillhead High sports day and Dedication of colours by the 157th Company Girl Guides.

Attributed to James Hart, as one of his series of local topicals Grosvenor Topical News.

Shotlist: No credits. Group shot at Willowbank Bowling Club and shots of men playing bowls (1.00); Snaps at final of club championships at Willowbank Bowling Club. J A Stewart v P A Brown. (1.03); General shots of the game (1.39); The winner, Mr Peter Brown (1.43); Shots of the winner (1.53); Kelvinside Sports Day of 1926 at Firhill football ground. General shots of the games and sports (2.40); Sports championship won by James McLeod and C Whitelaw (2.45); General views of the presentation, given from a trestle in the middle of Firhill (3.07); Snaps at Woodend Bowling and Tennis Clubs Gala Day, Saturday 10 September 1927 (3.17); Shots of various games and side shows, including long queue of ladies waiting to have their palms read; a piper is deprived of his pipes until he makes a donation; (4.35); Shots of adults and children dancing (4.46); Hillhead High School sports, Saturday 14 June 1930 at Scotstoun showground (4.53); girl's race; sack race; older girls running, c/u of winner; boy's race; c/u winner, group shot of children; pillow fight; balloon race, c/u winners; (6.35); Prizes presented by Mrs Carswell. (6.38); Shots of same (7.17); The school champion (A Mckinnon) with the headmaster and officials (7.21); Shots of same and general shots of crowds (7.43); North Kelvinside Secondary School, first annual sports at Firhill Park Saturday 16 June 1928 (7.48); General shots of sports and games, including sack race (8.42); Crowd shots (8.59); boy's sack race and three-legged race; high jump; girls' race with jam jars on their heads, c/u winners (10.17); Dedication of colours of the 157th Company Girl Guides at Broomhill Congregational Church, Sunday 20 June 1926. (10.25); Crowd shots (10.37); General views of the Girl Guides marching (10.54).