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Royal Academy, London, England: GV Ext. Royal Academy, London. CU Name 'AUGUSTUS JOHN' SV Augustus John leaving. CU Ditto. GV Int. People looking at paintings. SV Paintings. CU Another painting. SV Sir Gerald Kelly walking towards thru exhibition, stops. SV Kelly speaks:- (Nat.sd.) Dub scene of CU Picture. GV Kelly speaks:- (NAT.SD.) " " CU, SV, Picture of Shaw. GV Pan Exhibition.
SOUND EFFECTS. SV Sir Gerald Kelly speaks:- "A fine thing to have a grand old man/to do a dam fine picture."
GV..."He painted what I believe the very finest portrait of Shaw in the world. After all, Shaw was a very great literary figure & John is a very great portrait painter. What would we not give for a drawing or a painting of a young Shakespeare if Hoblein has lived long enough to do it. Not, of course that I regard Shaw as good as Shakespeare."
Art and Artists; Augustus John (1878-1961), Personalities - Artists
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