HALFWAY TO PARADISE: JAMES KELMAN

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Subjects:

  • Arts and crafts
  • Media, communication and the creative industries

Genres:

  • Television arts

Series:

  • Halfway to paradise

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: HALFWAY TO PARADISE: JAMES KELMAN

Reference number: 2324

Date: 1988

Director: [d. Jim Gillespie]

Sponsor: [ Channel 4 Television]

Production company: [ Big Star in a Wee Picture]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.10 mins

Description: Author James Kelman reads extracts from his book "A Greyhound for Breakfast" and talks about his writing.

Film insert from Channel 4 magazine series HALFWAY TO PARADISE, transmitted Autumn 1988. Catalogued selected stories from series. Studio links, captions and stills not recorded on film but supplied by VT inserts (not acquired by Archive).

Credits: [cam. Mark Littlewood s
d. Stuart Bruce
ed. Bert Eeles]
[series p. Don Coutts, Stuart Cosgrove]

Shotlist: No credits. General views greyhound race track. Talking head - author James Kelman reads extracts from his book, "A Greyhound for Breakfast", and talks about his writing. General views of race track throughout (9.10).