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Movie Memories: Million Dollar Mermaid (U)

15 June

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


Dazzling MGM biopic of Australian swimming champion and entertainer, Annette Kellerman. After overcoming polio, Kellerman (Esther Williams) achieves fame but finds herself at the centre of a scandal when her one-piece bathing suit is considered indecent. This large-scale biographical drama includes spectacular choreography by Busby Berkley. Originally called ‘One Piece Bathing Suit’ on its UK release 1952, it was Oscar-nominated for cinematography.

Movie Memories is GFT's dementia-friendly film programme, designed to enable people living with dementia to socialise in a safe and social environment. Everyone is welcome.

All tickets are £3 (includes free refreshments and live music).

Event starts: 11.00, event ends: 13.03

Please note: For accessible seating requests you must contact us prior to booking your tickets to check availability. Call the GFT box office on 0141 332 6535 or email us at


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  • Director Mervyn LeRoy 
  • Cast Esther Williams, Victor Mature, Walter Pidgeon
  • Year of Production 1952
  • Country USA
  • Running Time 1h55m
  • Certificate U
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