Film Fanfare no 8 - part 1 of 2.
Filmed in studio location.
Presenter Paul Carpenter speaks to camera and introduces first act.
Various shots Diana Decker singing "I'm in Favour of Friendship" with Studio Orchestra (a jolly, perky song).
Actor Sir Ralph Richardson...
Cuts (out takes, rushes) for story BALLAD OF THE BARD in CP 497.
Sir Hilton Young, Minister for Health, inspects slum clearing project in Wandsworth.
Fashions are modelled as intertitles wonder what the Bard would have thought of them
A model theatre with revolving stage is presented.
Memorial celebrations on St. George's Day.
Shakespeare's 'Venus and Adonis' is bought for £15,000 by 'Million Dollar' Smith in London.
Material relating to newsreel story - "Stratford Prepares" - 64/30.
An actor performs the Agincourt speech from Shakespeare's King Henry V.
Glass figures of Shakespearean characters made in Czechoslovakia.