• Short Summary

    Tommy Trinder, Arthur Askey and other comedians at Cafe Royale. London.

  • Description

    Comics at Cafe Royale.


    MS Tommy Trinder stood with Bunny Baron and others, toastmaster bangs gavel on table and announces Grace which turns out to be 'Sally' by Gracie Fields. CU Tommy Trinder sitting down. (Leader before next part). CU toastmaster speaking, Tommy Trinder comes in. Various shots of people coming in including Mohammed Ravel. CU Tommy Trinder. CU presenter Alan Hargreaves entering and speaking to camera.

    CU Arthur Askey talking to camera and joking. Alan comes and speaks to him, they kneel down and joke around, he is interviewed about what he is doing, says he's doing freelancing this summer, funny interview. CU Tommy Trinder being interviewed along with managers of Cafe Royale. CU Tommy Trinder. MS Arthur Askey crawling out from under table, he plays up to camera. CU Tommy being interviewed. CU Arthur. CU Tommy telling jokes, pan to Bunny Baron. CU another comedian. CU Arthur telling jokes. CU Sandy Powell.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:09:00 / 01:06:38:00
    UN 4567 E

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Final sentence "CU comedian (could be Sid Field)" - Sid Field died in 1950, the man seen here is instead Sandy Powell. After the close-up, Sandy takes the mike and tells a joke.

  2. British Pathé says

    You're quite right about Sid Field - thanks for the Sandy Powell tip.

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