HIPPODROME CINEMA, BO'NESS

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Places:

  • West Lothian

Subjects:

  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • DICKSON, Louis

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: HIPPODROME CINEMA, BO'NESS

Reference number: 1546

Date: 1951*

Director: [filmed by Louis Dickson]

Sponsor: [ Hippodrome Cinema, Bo'ness]

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 1.00 min

Description: Footage of the exterior of the Hippodrome Cinema in Bo'ness as patrons emerge [Probably made as part of local topical on Bo'ness Fair].

Very comprehensive website about the Bo'Ness Fair can be found at at http://www.thefairday.com/ [last accessed 22/5/2009]

In April 2009, the Hippodrome reopened as a working cinema - see http://www.falkirk.gov.uk/hippodrome for further information.

Shotlist: No credits. Ext. of Hippodrome Cinema in Bo'ness on a rainy day. We see children gathering around the notice board outside, patrons emerging (.21) shots of queue going in (.47) brief shot of fairground (.56)