• Short Summary

    A sneak preview of the new revue at the Prince of Wales Theatre - chorus girls, magicians and tap dancing.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "A topical peep at Beaute de Femmes, the new revue at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London".

    Various shots of glamorous chorus girls strolling down, one at a time, a large staircase on stage - they all wear vaguely military style costumes. Narrator; "these are some of the Luscious Lovelies in their number 'Trafalgar Square'." Various shots of an ensemble song number.

    Various shots of young man, the magician Erikson, performing a trick on stage - he tuns a ball of paper into a real egg (he proves it is real by cracking it into a glass).

    Various shots of a young woman doing a tap dancing routine on stage. The woman is Retta Ray (according to the narrator she is the protégé of film star Eleanor Powell).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1138.06
    Media URN:
    39590
    Group:
    Pathetones
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1936
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:41:00 / 01:15:22:00
    Canister:
    PT 336

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