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Glasgow's Grand Central Hotel Glasgow's Most-loved Hotel by Jill Scott, Hicks Bill
  

Glasgow's Grand Central Hotel Glasgow's Most-loved Hotel

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Glasgow's Grand Central Hotel Glasgow's Most-loved Hotel by Jill Scott, Hicks Bill

Glasgow's most loved and famous hotel - choice of Hollywood stars on trips to Scotland, is the subject of this timely chronicle. Glamour, drama, stars, fame, food and travel, weddings, life above and below stairs, music and dance, weddings and pianos, autograph hunters, board meetings and AGMS, fancy dresses and ballroooms - Glasgow's Grand Central Hotel has it all - and more! Origins, growth, heydey, and then bust! And now refurbished and stunning in glorious luxury - the hotel is celebrated in this wonderful, beautiful book. Personal mementoes, wonderful images of stars like Danny Kaye, Mae West, Laurel and Hardy, Gene Kelly, The Beatles, Cliff Richard, Laurence Olivier, Lena Horne, Jimmy Durante, decorate this gorgeous book.

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'Celebrates the grande dame of Gordon Street - as it went from dishevelled duchess and a return to splendour. The Herald's book of the week.'
The Herald

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Book Info

Publication date

1st January 2012

Author

Jill Scott, Hicks Bill

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Publisher

Waverley Books

Format

Paperback
160 pages

Categories

Nostalgia: general
Local history

ISBN

9781849342209

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