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Weave Me a Rainbow - Scotland’s Textile Industries

Synopsis
WEAVE ME A RAINBOW is the first in a series of three DVDs providing a retrospective of Scotland’s great textile companies. It consists of a compilation of five films, never previously released on home video:

ROYAL OCCASION 22ND JUNE 1955 (1955, b/w) Queen Elizabeth and Price Philip visit Templeton’s Carpet Co in Glasgow.

FROM GLASGOW GREEN TO BENDIGO (1961, colour) Carpet manUfacturing for the world’s markets at Templetons, Glasgow Green.

WEAVE ME A RAINBOW (1962, colour) A film made to promote the Scottish Woollen Industry.

FINE FLOORS (1963, colour) The processes involved in linoleum manufacture at Nairns, Kircaldy.

ISLAND OF BIG CLOTH (1971, colour, widescreen) The story of Harris Tweed and the islanders who produce it.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2010
Subjects
Crafts; History
Keywords
archive films; carpet making; industrial archaeology; Scotland; textile industries; linoleum

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 0 PAL
Price
£12.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
105 minutes
Year
2016

Distributor

Name

Panamint Cinema

Email
cinema@panamint.co.uk
Web
http://www.panamint.co.uk External site opens in new window
Phone
01505 834936
Address
Abercorn Schoolhouse
Whitequarries
Broxburn
West Lothian, Scotland
EH52 6PZ
 

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