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  • Description

    Thought to be Selected Originals from late 1940s material.

    Heathrow Airport, London.

    Danny Kaye and wife Sylvia (Sylvia Fine) alighting from plane and walking towards camera. Danny Kaye standing on steps of plane, pan to reception committee - a band, photographers, press, dignitaries etc. Long shot of Danny Kaye standing on steps, people around. Close up shot of Danny Kaye and wife.

    Long shot of Pathe reporter John Parsons walking up steps to Danny Kaye and wife. Close up shot of Parsons, Danny Kaye and wife - Parsons interviews him (natural sound). He is thrilled to take part in Royal Command Performance, he does not know definitely when he can tour across England, he has many new songs and gags and he is very tired and wants to go to hotel.

    Parsons, Danny Kaye and wife walk down steps. Close up shot of Danny Kaye walking down steps. Crowd holding banner 'The London Palladium welcomes back the President of the I.N.T. Club.' Long shot of Danny Kaye walking with crowd following.

    Possibly connected with 48/89 - MD. Possibly in tin marked UNSO 41/42.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:57:00 / 01:41:36:00
    UNSO Reel 041 E
    Sort Number:
    UNSO 041 E
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
    Danny Kaye Palladium
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    This clip is closely related to 1440.32, which uses very similar footage but with a voiceover added.

  2. jamied says

    Also related to clip 2234.16, which shows longer footage of the same event.

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