GLASGOW BY THE WAY: Ken Currie Working On Preliminary Stages Of Painting

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  • Glasgow


  • Arts and crafts


  • Television documentary


  • Glasgow by the way


  • 1980s

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Title: GLASGOW BY THE WAY: Ken Currie Working On Preliminary Stages Of Painting

Reference number: 4888

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: 6.00 mins

Description: Shots of Glasgow artist Ken Currie working in his studio on the preliminary stages of one work in a series commissioned for the People's Palace on a Socialist Theme.

[Please note that sound, where it exists at the beginning of this film, is rough and incomplete. This film is unedited, raw, footage.]

See also ref. 4881 for more footage of Ken Currie.

Credits: [p. Seona Robertson]

Shotlist: Int. studio; Ken Currie working on a canvas in charcoal on Fight or Starve...Wandering Through the Thirties, referring to a scale plan of his composition; c/u photocopies of photographs of marches etc.; KC stands back to look at his work; c/u sections of charcoal drawing (3.15) gvs same (6.00)