• Short Summary

    The Variety Club helps to fund mobile cinema van in Glasgow, Scotland.

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    "Variety" to the Rescue. The Variety club gives mobile cinema van to children's home in Glasgow, Scotland, and also helps to finance new mothers' home in Lewisham in Greater London.

    L/S Crowd gathered round mobile cinema van at Glasgow City chambers. L/S of singer Kenneth McKellar talking to the Lord Provost C/U Lord Provost pan to Kenneth McKellar. M/S The Mobile cinema Unit. C/U Variety club emblem on the van. M/S Kenneth McKellar hands the keys of the van to the Lord provost Jean Roberts and then shakes hands with her. C/U Lord Provost holding keys. L/S The unit arriving at the Westlands children's home. C/U Sign reading "Westlands". L/S Interior children seated watching the programme. C/U Three children laughing. C/U The projectionist pan to the projector.

    L/S Children applauding at the end of the show. L/S House. L/S Group of children eating round table camera pans to show woman feeding more young babies on a settee. C/U Woman feeding baby. C/U Babies. L/S of a line of prams. M/S woman coming out of door carrying child goes up steps and walks across to prams. M/S Back of house showing children playing. M/S Group of women in the lounge with Mrs. Ambridge seated round coffee table. C/U Mrs. Ambridge. L/S of another house nearby which she hopes to purchase.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:52:00 / 01:28:17:00

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