Curious City Podcast - Film City

Episode 13 - Lost Cinemas, Projectionist Thomas McGoran, Glasgow on Film
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Photograph shows a street in Glasgow dressed to look like a vintage street in the USA for filming purposes.

In this episode of Curious City, our guest the writer and critic Alistair Harkness invites us to a trip to the cinema.

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Photograph of the writer and film critic, Alistair Harkness

Alistair Harkness

This episode's guest

Alistair is a film critic, writer, event host and lecturer working across print, online, radio and TV.

Alistair Harkness - official website
Photograph of the journalist and writer Norry Wilson, pictured inside The Burrell Collection

Lost Cinemas

Curious City regular and the man behind Lost Glasgow, Norry Wilson takes us on a tour round Glasgow's lost magnificent picture houses.

Lost Glasgow - official Facebook page
Photograph of the artist and projectionist, Thomas McGoran

Thomas McGoran, Projectionist

Alan Braidwood meets the painter Thomas McGoran who takes us right back to the projection room in 1940s Glasgow, as he recounts his time working in cinema's golden era.

Art by Tommy - official website
Photo of a Glasgow street dressed to look like an vintage street in the USA

Glasgow on Film

Michael MacKinnon meets Jennifer Reynolds who is responsible for maintaining Glasgow's reputation as Scotland's production capital across the UK and internationally.

Glasgow Film Office