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Places:

  • Renfrewshire

Subjects:

  • Home life
  • Housing and living conditions
  • Leisure and recreation

Genres:

  • Local topical

People/organisations:

  • HINKS, Walter
  • JAY, Ronald L.

Decade:

  • 1920s

Title: PAISLEY CHILDREN'S HAPPY HUNTING GROUND

Reference number: 1384

Date: 1929, August

Director: filmed by R. Louis Jay for the New Alexandra Cinema, Paisley

Sound: silent

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.50 mins

Description: A Saturday matinee at the "Alex Cinema" in Paisley with the local children queuing up eagerly outside.

See Paper Archive holdings and research notes from viewing of the film by Andrew Potter who identified children on screen who were lost in the Glen Cinema Disaster in Paisley, December 1929.

Shotlist: Credits (.03); Children entering the "Alex Cinema" matinee on Saturday, 31st August at 2.30 pm (.05); Shots of children outside the cinema (.37); See if you can spot your child. (.44); c/u of the children (2.12); Note the happy smiling contented faces. Be sure to send yours to share in the good fare offered. (2.21); c/u of the children (3.21)

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