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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    American newsreel item.

    Title reads: "South hails "Bright Leaf" premiere".

    Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America (USA).

    M/S film star Patricia Neal stepping down from train and onto cloak laid down by man in period costume. M/S film star Donald Crisp stepping off train and being greeted. M/S James Brown (actor?) stepping off train.

    Various shots Patricia riding in back of open car through crowd lined streets. M/S carnival float with "Welcome to Raleigh, Your Capital City" on it. L/S crowd round balcony.

    C/U girl being crowned winner of beauty competition, "The Bright Leaf Queen", by North Carolina's Governor, Kerr Scott. Various shots beauty queen's prize - a yellow convertible, she gets into it.

    Exterior view of the Ambassador theatre (cinema) where premiere of film, "Bright Leaf". M/S Patricia Neal arriving for ceremony. C/U Patricia being interviewed by radio reporter, Tommy Bartlett. M/S Donald Crisp, James Brown, Patricia Neal and Tommy Bartlett walking towards camera.

    Date given on old record is 06/06/1950.

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:25:00 / 01:12:11:00
    UN 2264 G
    Sort Number:
    UN 2264 G
  • Appears in...

    Historical Figures & Celebrities Entertainment & Humour
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "James Brown (actor?)" - yes, he was an actor.

    "Kerr Scott" in text and tags should read W. Kerr Scott.

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