• Short Summary

    Comedian Arthur Askey addresses gathering at Foyles Luncheon at Dorchester Hotel.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "BOYS WILL BE BOYS".

    Dorchester Hotel, London.

    General view, interior of the Foyles Luncheon at Dorchester Hotel, London. Long shot of guests of honour at table. Long shot of tables. Miss Richmal Crompton being introduced - she gets up from her chair, nods and sits down. Close up shot of Gordon Harker - he rises from his chair, smiles and sits down. Close up shot of Compton MacKenzie - he rises from his chair, nods and sits back. Long shot of the interior in a mirror. Close up shot of Arthur Askey speaking (natural sound). Close up shot of Gordon Harker listening. Close up shot of Askey still speaking. Close up shot of John Mills listening. Close up shot of Askey speaking. Close up shot of Compton Mackenzie and Richmal Crompton. Close up shot of Arthur Askey finishing speech - laughter. Askey jokes about seeing himself on the big screen.


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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1442.39
    Media URN:
    47181
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    02/12/1948
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:32:00 / 01:55:50:00
    Canister:
    48/97

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Close up shot of Beverley Baxter and Richmal Crompton" should read Close-up shot of Compton Mackenzie and Richmal Crompton.

  2. British Pathé says

    Many thanks.

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