• Short Summary

    Stars of stage and screen were slightly overshadowed on arrival for the premiere of the film 'Operation Amsterdam' at London's Leicester Square Theatre Jan 13.

  • Description

    1.
    SV.PAN. Dutch girl in national costume, PAN down to tray of diamonds.
    4 ft

    2.
    SCU. Tony Britton selects diamond from tray.
    2 ft

    3.
    SCU Patricia Plunket and Tim Turner each select a diamond.
    7 ft

    4.
    CV. Tray of diamonds.
    2.5 ft

    5.
    CU. Dutch fashion model wearing diamond tiara.
    3.5 ft

    6.
    LV. Mr. Michael McCarthy, Director of film, with Dutch fashion models.
    4 ft

    7.
    CU. Dutch fashion model wearing diamond necklace and earrings.
    2 ft

    8.
    CU.PAN. Guy Rolfe selects diamond.
    8 ft

    9.
    Brenda de Banzie selects diamond.
    9.5 ft

    10.
    SV. Michaela Denis closes her eyes and selects diamond.
    3.5 ft

    11.
    CU. Tray of diamonds.
    2 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Stars of stage and screen were slightly overshadowed on arrival for the premiere of the film 'Operation Amsterdam' at London's Leicester Square Theatre Jan 13.

    High fashion and those magical stones, Diamonds, made this one of the most glittering affairs. Six of Holland's top models, specially flown to London to present a collection of furs, dresses and hats at a fashion show in Park Lane, attended the premiere. Diamonds, being the theme of the film, were the order of the evening. Guests had the chance of owning one themselves by delving into a 'lucky dip' barrel containing a thousands paste diamonds and three genuine stones.

    Stars of the films are Eva Bartok and Australian Peter Finch. It tells the story of three men sent to Amsterdam from this country during the occupation, to snatch GBP10,000,000 of diamonds from the Germans during World War II.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAD2F4PFC913E8EA1RNNL943E2A
    Media URN:
    VLVAD2F4PFC913E8EA1RNNL943E2A
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    13/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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