General view of the exterior of the Carlton Cinema, Haymarket with a billboard in neon lights for 'Ivor Novello's The Dancing Years'. Tonight is the premiere of the film and we see several shots of film stars arriving. Brief shot of not-very-excited-looking fans waiting to see the actors.
Dennis Price, star of the film, arrives with his wife Joan. They make their way into the foyer where Dennis is interviewed by Pathe news reporter John Parsons (not heard - John holds BBC microphone). Pat Dainton, who also has a part in the film, chats to unidentified male. High angle shot of Ava Gardner making her way through the packed foyer.
C/U of Richard Attenborough. Moira Lister chats to Stephen Murray. Anthony Nicholls (another star of the film) is seen with a blonde, being interviewed by Parsons. C/U of American star Colleen Gray. Michael Rennie chats to someone off-camera. French actress Giselle Preville, who co-stars with Price, poses for the camera. Pan down the outfit of an unidentified woman.
Young British actresses Joan Dowling and Sally Ann Howes chat together. C/U of beautiful American star Ava Gardner. C/U of Ava with Colleen Gray. High angle shot of people milling about the foyer.