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  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Variety Club Convention - Americans Arrive at London Airport.

    Shot on top of airport building of Variety Club members with banner. CU Billy Butlin (of Butlins holiday camps) and other Variety Club representatives.

    LS plane Lockheed Super Constellation on tarmac. Various shots of party from USA, representatives of Variety Club International, walking down steps onto runway (one of the Americans may be television personality Phil Silvers?) CU Mr. C. J. Latta (Managing Director of ABPC) & Butlin. LS group.

    Interior of airport building, various shots party from USA being greeted by Latta, Mr. Goodlatte (head of ABPC -Associated British Picture Corporation), Butlin and Sir Tom O'Brien.

    Date on dope sheet is 20/04/1958.

    NB: please see also Gazette story "Variety Club Relaxes" in 58/34 for further details of American's visit (gives more names of personalities).

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  • Data

    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:08:00 / 01:52:10:00
    UN 3077 D
    Sort Number:
    UN 3077 D
  • Appears in...

    Sport & Leisure Historical Figures & Celebrities Lifestyle & Culture Travel & Exploration
    Performers 30s
  • Stills

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

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The aircraft the Americans are arriving on is a Lockheed Super Constellation, operated by the Flying Tiger Line.

    The person described as possibly being Phil Silvers certainly isn't Phil Silvers.

  2. British Pathé says

    Interesting - can anyone suggest an alternative to Phil Silvers?

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