• Short Summary

    Stars and band of the Coldstream Guards turn out for London premiere of 'The Music Man'.

  • Description

    Titles read: "LONDON - BIG NIGHT IN WEST END".

    Exterior shot of the Warner Brothers cinema in Leicester Square on the occasion of the premiere of the musical 'The Music Man'. The band of the Coldstream Guards marches along outside the theatre.

    Two couples arrive and walk inside (unnamed, and unrecognised by this cataloguer). Singer Frankie Vaughan and his wife arrive and go inside, followed by April Olrich. Bandleader Tony Crombie is seen in the foyer with his wife. Edmundo Ros and his wife arrive. Actor Guy Rolfe and wife, actor Sydney Tafler and his wife arrive. Film actress Sylvia Syms arrives with her escort.

    Unidentified beaming female guest. C/U of comic actor Davy Kaye in the foyer. Eleanor Summerfield and escort arrive. Musician Steve Race and lady. Racing driver Stirling Moss comes walking into the cinema with a stick. Old lady watches from the crowd and blinks hard. Unknown guests walk in.

    Publicity notes on file.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1725.20
    Media URN:
    53581
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1962
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:42:00 / 01:47:05:00
    Canister:
    62/57

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Sydney Tafler and his wife arrive" - his wife is the actress Joy Shelton.

    "Eleanor Summerfield and escort" - it's her husband, the actor Leonard Sachs.

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