Titles read: "LONDON - STARS FIGHT CINEMA TAX".
General view across the River Thames of the House of Commons.
We then see various shots of British film stars arriving at the entrance to the House of Commons to try to convince members that the Cinema Tax should be abolished....
A tour of Hollywood - the sights, the sets, the glamour, the lights!
Behind the scenes shots of the making of a Japanese Samurai film.
Pathe celebrates 50 years of cinema with flashbacks from its archive.
Material relating to newsreel story STARS FIGHT CINEMA TAX - 59/16
Astra Gazette containing four stories: Theatre Masks, Home Turkish Bath, RAF Medical Flying boat, Film Star Chimp
Night scene as communist pickets clash with US war veterans and mounted police outside a cinema showing "Iron Curtain" in Time Square, New York.
Prince Edward, Prince of Wales, carrying out official duties at home and abroad.