EDINBURGH LYCEUM EMPIRE

Shots of the Empire Theatre in Edinburgh as it is converted for use as a Mecca bingo hall in the mid-1960s. (clip)

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Places:

  • Edinburgh

Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts

Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Templar Films

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: EDINBURGH LYCEUM EMPIRE

Reference number: 5540

Date: 1965c

Production company: [ Templar Films]

Sound: mute

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 3.03 mins

Description: Exterior and interior shots of Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh.

Shotlist: ext. shots of Royal Lyceum Theatre; exts. Edinburgh Empire Theatre [Festival bill includes Cleo Laine] (0.51) blank spacer (1.00) int. shots of the theatre (1.34) c/u Mecca Bingo sessions sign; c/u sign "Empire", "Opening Soon"; shot balcony lights being tested; shot bingo balls being mixed in an air chamber, lighted numbers board; c/u signs stating session and rules (1.45) gvs workmen renovating the theatre's interior (3.03)