• Short Summary

    Celebrities arrive with their families for Children's Film Foundation 25th anniversary premiere.

  • Description

    No titles. Children's Film Premiere.

    London.

    At the Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square we various shots of celebrities arriving with their children for the premiere of 'Lionheart'. The premiere takes place on the 25th anniversary of the Children's Film Foundation. Producer and director of the film, Michael Forlong arrives with his family. MP Anthony Buck arrives with his wife and children, followed by comedian Jimmy Edwards, film censor John Trevellyan with his two sons.

    Singer / actor Joe Brown arrives. Henry Geddes, CFF executive producer is seen chatting to someone. Actor / director / writer and current head of Elstree Studios Bryan Forbes arrives with one of his daughters (not sure if it is Sarah or Emma). Cardew Robinson and his family arrive. John Davis chats to a young naval cadet. Actor Jon Pertwee arrives with his wife and two children (including Sean). Ian Hendry and Janet Munro arrive with their small child.

    Inside the auditorium we see general view of the audience, mostly children, seated. Joe Brown, Chips Rafferty and boy actor James Forlong (stars of 'Lionheart') stand on the stage and make speeches (not heard). Several C/Us of children in the audience - lots of scouts and brownies.

    Note: James Forlong's father is Michael Forlong, Associated Producer of AB Pathe.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2225.10
    Media URN:
    57426
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/08/1969
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:26:00 / 01:18:01:00
    Canister:
    69/71

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Actor Jon Pertwee arrives with his two children" - one of them is his son, (now an actor), Sean Pertwee.

    Jon Pertwee's wife's name is Ingeborg.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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