MAN WITHOUT WIFE

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Television educational

Decade:

  • 1970s

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Title: MAN WITHOUT WIFE

Reference number: T2073

Date: Early 70s

Production company: Scottish Television

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Description: A short excerpt from the Schools programme 'Happy Families'. This particular story is of a man whose wife left him to bring up six boys on his own and the difficulties he experienced [Unfinished piece]

Shotlist: [no title or credits] Man leaves block of flats and heads off down street (0.15) He wanders in and out of various shops as he does his shopping (0.45) He heads across some waste ground towards his home [Glasgow Corporation council flats, unidentified location?] (1.07) He is met by two of his sons (1.19) Ints his flat with one of the boys helping with the cooking (1.37) The man helps his son get dressed and then tucks him into bed which is shared with another two (2.06)

Includes v/o throughout as man tells his story [Unfinished piece]