• Short Summary

    SOME OF BRITAIN'S BEST-KNOWN SHOWBUSINESS PERSONALITIES CAME TO LONDON'S WEST END THIS EVENING (THURSDAY) FOR THE PREMIERE OF A NEW MOTION PICTURE, "MIDNIGHT COWBOY."
    POLICE WERE HARD-PRESSED TO KEEP THE CROWDS BACK AS THE STARS ARRIVED AT THE LONDON PAVILION CINEMA TO SEE THE FILM.

  • Description

    SOME OF BRITAIN'S BEST-KNOWN SHOWBUSINESS PERSONALITIES CAME TO LONDON'S WEST END THIS EVENING (THURSDAY) FOR THE PREMIERE OF A NEW MOTION PICTURE, "MIDNIGHT COWBOY."
    POLICE WERE HARD-PRESSED TO KEEP THE CROWDS BACK AS THE STARS ARRIVED AT THE LONDON PAVILION CINEMA TO SEE THE FILM.

    AMONG THE STARS TO ARRIVE WERE BEATLE PAUL MCCARTNEY AND HIS WIFE LINDA, MAKING HER FIRST PUBLIC APPEARANCE SINCE THE RECENT BIRTH OF THEIR FIRST CHILD.

    ALSO THERE WERE FILM STAR AND PRODUCER STANLEY BAKER, ACTRESS BARBARA WINDSOR, LOVELY ISRAELI STAR DAHLIAH LAVI, COMEDIAN MARTY FELDMAN AND ACTOR RICHARD HARRIS, WHO HAS RECENTLY COMPLETED THE STARRING ROLE IN "CROMWELL", HIS LATEST FILM.

    HAILED AS THE MOST TALKED-ABOUT MOTION PICTURE SINCE "THE GRADUATE," WHICH BROKE WORLD BOX-OFFICE RECORDS, "MIDNIGHT COWBOY" STARS "GRADUATE" DUSTIN HOFFMAN AND NEWCOMER JON VOIGHT. THE STORY IS OF A HANDSOME YOUNG TEXAN (VOIGHT) WHO COMES TO NEW YORK WITH HIS CRIPPLED FRIEND (HOFFMAN) TO TRY AND WIN THE LADIES COWBOY STYLE.

    LONDON CRITICS WHO HAVE ALREADY REVIEWED "MIDNIGHT COWBOY" IN THE PRESS GIVE THE FILM A HIGH RATING.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEHLWVZ0AP16ME4C66RL26K5QI
    Media URN:
    VLVAEHLWVZ0AP16ME4C66RL26K5QI
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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