• Short Summary

    The opening of the 171st Exhibition at the Royal Academy draws famous guests to Burlington House.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: ACADEMY OPENING DRAWS CELEBRITIES

    ENGLAND: London: Piccadilly: Burlington House:
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    Exterior shot of Burlington House with cars outside

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    Interior shot of Burlington House as Miss Hudson touches up mural 'Procession of the Shipwrights'
    Close up A. K. Lawrence (Painter and artist) touching up mural
    Wide shot Lawrence working on painting
    David Jagger (Portrait painter) standing in gallery smoking cigarette PAN to painting 'Symphony in White'
    Close up painting 'Symphony in White'
    Close up Dame Laura Knight (Impressionist painter) touching up work
    Loris Rey (Sculptor) dusting nude statue 'Fountain Head'
    Close up 'Fountain Head' statue PAN to Rey dusting
    Eric Gill (Artist) in monk-like robes looking at League of Nations Carving
    Shot of League of Nations Carving
    Close up Gill PAN to carving

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    Cars outside Burlington House
    H. G. Wells (Author) arriving at exhibition with wife
    Close up Wells
    Close up Pauline Baynes (Book Illustrator)
    Margot Asquith (Countess of Oxford and Asquith) out of car
    Close up Asquith
    View of press taking photographs
    Anne Chamberlain (Wife of Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain) and Valerie Coles
    Side shot William Morris, 1st Viscount Nuffield (Motor manufacturer and philanthropist) in bowler hat
    Close up Frances Day (American actress)

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    GVs people looking at pictures
    Shot of 'Queen Mary' portrait, painted by Simon Elwes
    Long view painting 'G. Page, minder of taxi-rank' by George Belcher
    Long view 'Steve Donoghue going out to Derby' painting by Alfred Munnings
    Long view 'Neville Chamberlain' painting by James Gunn
    Close up 'Neville Chamberlain' painting

    Good scenes:

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    Back view Lord and Lady Simon of Wythenshawe being photographed
    Lord and Lady Simon of Wythenshawe pose on steps of Academy and walk off

    Art and Artists; Personalities - Miscellaneous; Exhibitions; Great Britain
    Background: The opening of the 171st Exhibition at the Royal Academy draws famous guests to Burlington House.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7VY6MCU90QL5TJ4JBZ8UCQMW6
    Media URN:
    VLVA7VY6MCU90QL5TJ4JBZ8UCQMW6
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    04/05/1939
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:51:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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