• Short Summary

    The Beatles get their Variety Club Silver Hearts. Presented by Harold Wilson.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Beatles Get Show Biz Top Award".

    Dorchester Hotel, London. Variety Club Showbiz Dinner.

    GV The Dorchester Hotel. LV Crowds waiting for the Beatles to arrive. SV Pan as the Beatles arrive in car. SV Three girl Beatle fans hiding faces. LV As the Beatles get out of car and fight their way into hotel.

    SV Int. The Beatles. CU George Harrison and Paul McCartney pan to Ringo Starr and John Lennon. SV Wilfred Bramble, CJ Latta and Harry H Corbett. CU CJ Latta. GV Luncheon in progress. LV The top table. CU George Harrison drinking coffee. SV Labour Party leader Mr Harold Wilson drinks liqueur and then drinks coffee. CU John Lennon does the same. LV Mr Wilson putting on variety club tie. CU Ringo putting on tie. CU Manager Brian Epstein. CU Ringo looking at camera.

    GV Mr Wilson standing to make his speech. LV As Mr Wilson speaks. Nat sound starts. Speech ends amid laughter scene ends.

    SV The Variety Club silver hearts which Mr Wilson will present to the Beatles. CU George Harrison's heart award. CU Paul McCartney ditto. CU Ringo Starr's heart award. CU John Lennon's heart award.

    SV As the Beatles walk up to Mr Wilson to receive their awards. SV Mr Wilson presents the awards to the Beatles. Nat sound covers this scene. CU John Lennon pan to Ringo and Mr Wilson. George Harrison starts to speak and Nat sound continues Lennon moves out of picture. GV Guests applauding. SV The Beatles holding their silver hearts. LV Pressmen gathered round them. SV The Beatles holding heart awards.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1755.14
    Media URN:
    54348
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/03/1964
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:27:08:00 / 01:31:28:00
    Canister:
    64/25

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