CINE(STHESIA )- Last Day of the Trams

cinethesia

Saturday 3 September, 2022 Noon until 4 p.m.

1445 Argyle Street,Glasgow,G3 8AW,GB

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Reminisce on Glasgow’s ‘caurs’ with a look back at the Last Day of the Trams.

Sixty years ago on September 4th 1962, Glasgow’s tram cars took their final journeys through the city. Join us on Saturday the 3rd of September to mark the occasion with a selection of archive films that capture those final days, and the years leading up to the closure of the trams.

Highlights include the earliest footage we hold of the trams in 1901, a behind-the-scenes look at how trams operated in the 1930s, and a special film from the BFI which offers a poignant look at the last day of the trams.

The films will be played on a loop from 12pm until 4pm, so drop in when you can.

CINE[STHESIA] screenings showcase hidden gems from National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive. From the Eerie and surreal, to the nostalgic and factual, each screening is carefully curated by staff or special guests.

The films shown are preserved as part of NLS Moving Image Collection.

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When you book this event, your personal information will be held and used by the National Library of Scotland for the purposes of allowing you to attend the event. They use some of the information for audience research purposes. Attendees are expected to behave respectfully towards presenters, guests and other audience members. For full information about how the Library will hold and use your personal information, see their privacy pages, in particular our event booking privacy notice

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