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The Gorbals Story
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Johnnie, now a successful artist, recalls his life in the tenements of the Glasgow slums. In flashback his recalls the events and characters he shared life with in a slum tenement building. The screenplay was adapted from the highly successful 1946 play staged by Glasgow?s Unity Theatre, The film shows the essence of the Scottish character and is set in one of the poorest parts of Scotland.
Special Features: "Good Health to Scotland" (1943). A survey of public health services covering isolated glens, lonely islands and industrial cities and towns in Scotland. Directed by Stanley L Russell, one of the pioneers of factual filmmaking in Scotland, who specialised in industrial documentaries. (Pal)