• Short Summary

    300 show biz stars attend gala in London's Festival Gardens.

  • Description

    300 stars at gala.

    L/S of crowds walking about at festival gardens. L/S of new type of roundabout. L/S of the Alpine restaurants with Kenneth More standing at the top of the stairs greeting celebrities as they walk up the stairs. C/U as Kenneth More shakes hands with Kim Tracy who is an ABC starlet. M/S as Liz Frazer and Jack Hawkins and Michael Medwin walk up the stairs. Liz is greeted by Kenneth. Jack Hawkins also shakes hands with him. M/S of More looking down stairs making gesture of exasperation. M/S of Peter Sellers walking up the stairs. L/S of crowd waving.

    L/Ss of stars on the big dipper. L/S of big dipper comes towards camera Tommy Steele is sitting in the front, three rows back is Jack Hawkins. M/S of Tommy Steele signing small girls autograph book. C/U of Tommy. C/U of Peter Sellers signing autograph. C/U of Ian Hendry talking to Carole Lesley. M/S of Liz Fraser, Kenneth More, and Harry Secombe, Kenneth is arranging Harry's lapels he looks down at Liz . L/S of the contestants for the beauty contest lined up. Jack Hawkins talking to the first three girls. He shakes hands with the winner who is 22-year-old Audrey Wilson and kisses her.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1724.12
    Media URN:
    53541
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    18/05/1961
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:34:00 / 01:18:45:00
    Canister:
    61/40

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Kim Tracey" should read Kim Tracy.

    "Carole Leslie" should read Carole Lesley.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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