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  • Clackmannanshire


  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Leisure and recreation
  • Music


  • Advertising
  • Dance
  • Music


  • 1940s

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Reference number: 0581

Date: 1935 - 1940c

Sound: sound

Original format: 35mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 6.45 mins

Description: Collection of adverts for local businesses set to popular ballads, such as "I'm just a Vagabond Lover" and dance backing.

Credits: [Alloa Cinema advertisements] M.B. Kirwan Ltd., Blackpool, presents

Shotlist: Title (0.04); Man sings at grand piano; Very Smart & Neat & so are your clothes when they come back from:- The County Laundry The County Laundry (0.21); Man and woman walking in garden while captions appear for Calder's Milk Stout (0.54); Alloa Dairy Co 24 Bank Street Alloa...Our Tuberculin tested herd in Clackmannan County (1.18); Tullibody Land Co Ltd. Ditch Farm Cambus (1.27); Chorus of Female tap dancers as captions appear for Brown, Baker and Confectioner, 27 High Street, Alloa (1.43); Your local paper, the Alloa Advertiser For Pithy Pars and Best Reports of Current Topical & Sporting Interest (2.02); George Younger's Alloa Ales (2.21); Country and Western band, "The Sons of Pioneers", sing as caption appears for Alloa Co-op, High Street Alloa; You will be delighted by the skill & taste shown by our Permanant Waving Operators (3.22); ecs. (3.24) Variety Moments (3.31); singer and group; captions appear for John J Gordon Transport and delivery (4.10); William Dow Butcher, Contractor to HM Navy 5 - 7 Bank Street Alloa (4.32); Two dancing girls perform routine as captions appear for Peter Whyte Turf Accountant for Racing Football & Greyhounds (4.51) Ormiston Bros. Electrical Contractors Radio Engineers (5.26) two male tap dancers perform before a band; Mar Place Garage; T.G. Fletcher, Tailor Outfitter; The County Laundry (6.41) ecs (6.45)