SHE TOON - CITY OF BINGO

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Places:

  • Dundee

Subjects:

  • Emotions, attitudes and behaviour
  • Employment, industry and industrial relations
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Documentary

People/organisations:

  • Scottish Screen Collection

Series:

  • This scotland

Decade:

  • 2000s

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Title: SHE TOON - CITY OF BINGO

Reference number: 8073

Date: 2003

Director: d. Craig Collinson

Sponsor: Scottish Screen, Grampian Television, Scottish Television

Producer: Nick Wright, Russell Leven

Production company: Nobles Gate

Sound: sound

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 24.00 mins

Description: Bingo is not just a hobby in Dundee, but the life-blood of a city dominated by working women and house-husbands. She Toon tells the fascinating story of a gambling obsession set against the historical backdrop of a city where the gender roles are reversed. [synopsis from 57th Edinburgh International Film Festival Catalogue, 2003]

Part of 'This Scotland' documentary strand, broadcast on STV.

Winner of Saltire Society Grierson Award for the best short documentary at the Edinburgh Film Festival, 2003.

Credits: d. ph. Andrew Begg
2nd unit camera Steve Hendry
sd. rec. Robert Anderson
p. ass. Mally Graveson
archive Scottish Screen Archives

Special thanks to Christine Wright & all the staff at Carlton Bingo Club Stirling, Agnes Donaldson, Nellie Montgomery,