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Paisley Children's Happy Hunting Ground
Paisley Children's Happy Hunting Ground

Paisley Children's Happy Hunting Ground 1929

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Paisley Children's Happy Hunting Ground 1929

Scotland

Far from camera shy, these boisterous and infectiously happy youngsters form a veritable scrum outside the New Alex Cinema, once situated on Orr Street in Paisley. This promotional film was commissioned by the cinema and aimed at the kids' parents, who are invited to spot their child on screen - a canny ploy reminiscent of the business model of Edwardian filmmakers Mitchell and Kenyon. Watch out for the trouble makers, the squabblers, and those larger than life characters as they file past!

The New Alexandra, or 'Alex' Cinema, was demolished in the 1960s.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Cinema going Cinema Alex Cinema (Paisley) Children

Released

1929

Country

Scotland

Language

English

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