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In the 50s the post-war boom continued, and Scotland's traditional industries still offered mass employment. This contributed to growing national prosperity.

Living standards were improving and people made the most of their leisure time. Dancing and the cinema were the main social activities.
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3 February 2005

Classroom Ideas

The clip coud be used to introduce the effects of industrial growth and prosperity. It could lead into a comparison of leisure activities between different periods.