Elstree Studios (Borehamwood, Hertfordshire).
Motion picture production. Filming "This'll Make You Whistle" (released 1938).
Very good footage of film crew making a movie at Elstree Studios with Jack Buchanan, David Hutcheson and Anthony Holles; Dissolves between shots done in camera?
Shot looking over part of swimming pool at the cameras; etc. on left; actors on right. Great shot looking up at spotlights mounted on high platform; & man from lighting crew standing behind them. Closer shot of cameramen filming 3 actors at table in a garden patio setting; microphone lowered on boom. Shot from raised position of cameraman; lights set up; director sitting & leaning forward w/ elbows on knees; and several men standing around watching; pan to the 3 actors (1 is Jack Buchanan). Buchanan & another actor stand up & exit.
CU Actor talking to other; Anthony Holles as elderly part. MS director signals w/ hand; as cameraman turns the huge camera on tripod. Cut to general view of room; w/ actresses in bathing suits sitting by the pool; some people swimming in pool; many people standing around; the action going on on opposite side.
Then; outdoor shot of cast / crew taking a break - sitting on the grass; relaxing; some distance from house & buildings. Closer shot of large studio buildings - looks like an aeroplane hangar; large sign on side 'British Inter-' (British International Pictures). Looking up at corner of building; clouds moving by in sky. Shot of another building w/ curved sign 'Dutch Oven' on corner of building w/ tiled roof.