SCENIC PICTURE HOUSE CLOSURE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

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

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • ROBELLO, Paul

Decade:

  • 1930s

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Title: SCENIC PICTURE HOUSE CLOSURE

Reference number: 2103

Date: 1938c

Director: [d. Paul Robello]

Production company: Topical Productions

Sound: silent

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.07 mins

Description: Shots of children queuing for the last matinee performance of "The Adventures of Robin Hood" at the Scenic Picture House, Glasgow. Shots of the building being demolished.

Possibly shot as a favour for cinema manager Mr. Hamilton, rather than as an official production for Topical Productions. Marked on can "Scenic Picture House, Mr. Hamilton. General views of building and children at last matinee. Shots building being demolished”.

Shotlist: No credits. Pan of street corner, Paisley Road, Glasgow. Ext. of Scenic Picture House (.30); c/u of the ext. of the Scenic with children's matinee queue going in to THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD (1.09); gvs of demolition of building (2.07)