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  • "Bruce Forsythe" should read Bruce Forsyth.

    "Bootsie and Snudge (comedians?)" - Bootsie and Snudge were actually two TV comedy show characters, played by the two actors seen here, Bill Fraser and Alfie Bass.

    Seen to the left of Bruce Forsyth at 00:40 is actor Jess Conrad.

    jamied 20th Apr 2012
  • Thanks.

    British Pathé 15th May 2012

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