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  • Short Summary

    Quirky stuff - probably designed for children - Vera-Ellen in rehearsal. c. 1950

  • Description

    Top shot of an office. C/U of men at a drawing board with a painting of a stage set. Dissolve to set with painted backdrop featuring the Criterion Restaurant.

    Actresses and workers are on the stage. Backstage. A man is giving instructions. A couple - Vera-Ellen and an unnamed partner - rehearse a dance routine. Spectators watch and laugh. A choreographer comes on to the stage to give directions. The dancers have a cup of tea.

    In the dressing room female actors are putting the finishing touches to their costumes. They change hats. Shot from the stage of the lights above. Shot of the stage from the auditorium. A moving film camera is visible. An actress has her hair combed. Clapperboard. Vera-Ellen sings and dances with two men. Shot of the cameraman.

    Note: Vera-Ellen is rehearsing for the film "Happy Go Lovely".

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1375.05
    Media URN:
    70583
    Group:
    Documentaries
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1950
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:43:00 / 01:34:15:00
    Canister:
    DOCS

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