GLASGOW BY THE WAY: Calton Weavers' Speeches At People's Palace

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Title: GLASGOW BY THE WAY: Calton Weavers' Speeches At People's Palace

Reference number: 4835

Date: 1987 - 1988

Director: [d. Diane Tammes]

Sponsor: [ Channel 4]

Producer: [ Seona Robertson]

Production company: [ Reality Productions]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 9.12 mins

Description: Speakers on podium (draped in a "Calton Weavers" banner) delivering speaches to a seated audience at the People's Palace. The event is to celebrate the installation of a new Ken Currie mural, with a strong Socialist theme.

Credits: [p. Seona Robertson]

Shotlist: l/s People's Palace; slate (0.13) m/s and l/s of speakers on podium (draped in a "Calton Weavers" banner). Councillor O'Rourke introduces the Platform party. The platform party includes: Ken Currie, Cllr Pat Lally, Alistair Auld, [Director of Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum]; Harry McShane, Andy Walker [Alba? Films] and Mr James Young. (4.39) blank (4.50) ls platform [out of sync] (5.07) Mr Young; mentions Freddy Anderson's play "The Calton Weavers" and the recent election result; he expands a theme on the "ongoing cultural revolution" in Scotland and the connection between the mural and contemporary politics; c/u Mr Currie, arms crossed (9.12)