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  • Short Summary

    Extracts from "The Beauty Prize" featuring Dorothy Dickson, Leslie Henson and Heather Thatcher.

  • Description

    Scenes from the play "The Beauty Prize" staged at the Winter Garden Theatre in London.

    Carol Stuart, who is played by Dorothy Dickson, has eight strings to her bow and eight beaux to her string! Eight men kneel on the stage whilst Carol dances for them. The men hold each others hips and walk backwards whilst Carol at the front does high kicks. "Odo Philpotts played by Leslie Henson sheds a little sporting outfit on arrival at the ship." M/S of Leslie Henson against a painted backdrop in a bizarre fisherman's outfit. Some girls look at him with admiration. He looks around and a man in a smart naval uniform comes and assists him, taking his fishing net, life bouy and outer garments. Leslie Henson takes off many, many layers of clothing then does a funny hornpipe type dance. Lovey Toots is played by Heather Thatcher. She and Leslie perform a comedy routine tied together at the ankle, a kind of three legged dance. They then have a mock fight which ends with Heather putting her arms around Leslie and kissing him. Most of the action staged in L/S.

    Was originally an item in Eve's Film Review issue number 124.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    864.12
    Media URN:
    14824
    Group:
    Eve pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/10/1923
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:35:00 / 01:33:34:00
    Canister:
    EP 076

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