LYRIC AND EMPIRE THEATRES GLASGOW

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Construction and engineering
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Television news

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: LYRIC AND EMPIRE THEATRES GLASGOW

Reference number: 5478

Date: 1953

Production company: [ Templar Film Studio]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.31min

Description: General views of the demolition of the Lyric Theatre after destroyed by fire in 1953 and exterior views of the Empire Theatre.

Shotlist: gvs of the Lyric Theatre Glasgow, being demolished, fire men helping lift debris, crowd gathered to watch almost obstruct road (1.22); ext. of Empire Theatre Glasgow, sign for 'Andy Stewart Show' (1.25); ext. of Empire Theatre, trolley buses, Policeman directing traffic (1.39); men on a building site working [possibly rebuilding Lyric Theatre] (2.09); ext. of Empire Theatre, constuction site across from the theatre (2.19); URINAL ONLY written on a board (2.21); gvs of the Empire again, Billboard has KING KONG written on it, people in the foyer (3.32).