The Gorbals Story

  • David MacKane /
  • UK /
  • 1950 /
  • 74 mins

Howard Connell, Marjorie Thomson, Betty Henderson, Sybil Thomson, Eveline Garratt, Jack Stewart, Isobel Campbell, Russell Hunter, Roddy McMillan, Lothar Lewinsohn, Carl Williamson, Reg Allan, Alrae Edwards, Berta Cooper, Ian Dalgliesh, Ivor Kissen, Archie Duncan, Andrew Keir / Fiction / English

‘Scotland doesnae mean much tae Glasgow folk.’

David MacKane

Born in 1907, David MacKane directed several films as well as The Gorbals Story (1950), including Swinging the Lead (1934, starring William Hartnell), and the shorts Othello (1946, which he also scripted from the Shakespeare play) and Men of the Mines (1945).

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