GLASGOW CINEMA CLUB, 50th ANNIVERSARY

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: GLASGOW CINEMA CLUB, 50th ANNIVERSARY

Reference number: 1287

Date: 1969

Director: filmed by John Fletcher

Sound: silent

Original format: super 8mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 18.35 mins

Description: Made during the celebrations to mark 50 years of the Glasgow Cinema Club, the first of its kind in the UK. The film includes shots of several well-known trade personalities from the west of Scotland. 17th October 1969.

See also ref. 0947 OPENING OF A CENTURY OF ENTERTAINMENT

Shotlist: [Shotlisted from time-coded VHS copy, times converted from 25fps to 18fps]

Credits. Page from "Entertainer and Scottish Kinema Record". (0.11) Wall covered with B/W photographs. Close-ups of various stills including Bob Hope with Sir Alexander B King, Laurel and Hardy with Harry Lauder, Willie Kempsall, David Gouk, Provost of Glasgow (unidentified) with A E Pickard, Bert Green, George Foster, Willie Bendon, Pickard in group (with golf club), George Singleton, Arthur Dent and Willie Bendon (in group with someone wearing clown costume), David Gouk, Tom Cowie, etc. with Cary Grant. (5.28) Shots outside RAC Club, Blythswood Square, Glasgow. (5.42) Provost Sir David Liddell and Dick Brown, Chairman of Cinematograph Exhibitors Association, welcome guests inside the club. Guests include Bessie Bendon wearing yellow hat (daughter of Club's founder), Sir A B King, Gerry Cousin, David Gouk, Herbert and wife, Dr Green (Ronnie V Singleton in the background, Dr Green walking with aid of sticks), R V Singleton, Stanley Frutin, Willie and Mrs Bendon (in tiger fur jacket), Jimmie Wallace (standing with back to window), Mrs Bendon and Bessie Bendon, Sir A B King talking to Cecil Melville and his wife, Bessie Bendon, Dick and Mrs Brown, Sir A B King. (10.36) Shot of Guests leaving RAC Club. (12.06) Provost and his wife lead off in yellow vintage car, followed by Willie and Mrs Bendon with Sir A. B. King in next car. (12.26) Cavalcade in Jamaica Street. (12.38) Arriving at Royal Stewart Hotel. (13.33) Inside the hotel; guests examine the photographs on display (15.17) General views of dinner and speeches with shots of the guests. (18.19) Page from "Entertainer and Scottish Kinema Record". (18.35)