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Danny Kaye, Glasgow, 1949

No movie star enjoyed a welcome quite like the one accorded to Danny Kaye on his first visit to Glasgow, when he came to perform at the Empire Theatre June 1949. 330 more words

Movie Stars In Scotland

Dear Diary - Page 33 (Late 1950's - Theatres)

In 1958, I became more interested in both the Empire Theatre (where Dad worked) and the Embassy Theatre (where Mum worked) because of the available complimentary tickets! 366 more words

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Sinatra in Scotland: The First Time Around

He came, he crooned, he conquered. Not once, but twice. Frank Sinatra, whose centenary is being celebrated this year, didn’t just come to Scotland for that iconic Ibrox Stadium concert in 1990; he had already visited the country almost 40 years earlier – when he performed in Glasgow, Ayr and Dundee. 1,589 more words

Movie Stars In Scotland

Dear Diary - Page 3 (Early 1950's - Our Caravan)

Photographs of that time show me with my sister Valerie but I have no recollections of events that included both of us. This was probably not surprising given my age, and that Valerie would have been in school and would therefore be developing friendships as best she could considering our history of moving around. 217 more words

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