CITY SIDELIGHTS NO. 2

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Places:

  • Glasgow
  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Sporting activities

Genres:

  • Cine mag

People/organisations:

  • ELDER, John C

Series:

  • City sidelights

Decade:

  • 1950s

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Title: CITY SIDELIGHTS NO. 2

Reference number: 0123

Date: 1951 - 1952

Production company: Elder Film Productions

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 15.13 mins

Description: A look at some of Glasgow's interesting and historical sites, in particular Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The film also includes scenes of the Scottish Flyweight Championship at Paisley on 17th January, 1951.

For other titles in the 'City Sidelights' series, see also refs. 0328, 0379, 0330 and 5376

Credits: comm. w. Pharic McLaren
comm. s. Louise McLaren & A. Campbell Hastie
sd. C. Leghorn & A. Biggar
introd. m. Govan Salvation Army Band

Shotlist: Credits (0.21) street and river scenes in Glasgow, bridges and ferry; statues around the city (1.17) exts. Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. (1.24) c/us of working models engines; c/u "Man in Armour" (2.11) gvs Armoury section (2.26) Demonstration of how to put on 17th century armour (4.27) shots of Harry Gordon in dressing-room [theatre unidentified] making-up for his part as the pantomime dame in "Cinderella" (6.19) mannequin parade of evening gowns [Possibly Daly's, first mannequin is Edith Little, an elocution teacher] (8.38) Made in Glasgow. Printing shop of Collins Limited and methods of printing and binding a Bible by hand; hand-folding India paper; gilding page edges; glueing and pressing into leather covers; copies in Spanish and East African dialect (12.40)Spotlight on sport. Shots of the Flyweight Championship of Scotland and the final elimination for the British title between Norman Tennant (the holder) and Vic Herman on 17th January 1951 at Paisley; brief v/o Joe Aitcheson (14.38) Did you know? Answers given to the question posed in the first sequence of this film; (14.52) ecs (15.13)