Lord and Lady Rothermere host awards where John Mills, Anna Neagle, Margaret Lockwood and Herbert Wilcox are among the prize winners. Harold Wilson speaks as President of the Board of Trade.
MS Mr and Mrs William Moffatt greeted by LORD and Lady Rothermere at the Daily Mail Film Awards held at the Dorchester Hotel , London. MS Bonar Colleano being greeted. MS Patricia Roc being greeted. LS Lady Rothermere presents the award to Herbert Wilcox. CU Anna Neagle receives bouquet from Lady Rothermere. CU Herbert Wilcox and Anna Neagle with award, seated on platform. MS John Mills, Margaret Lockwood and Herbert Wilcox pose for cameras with trophies. LS Ditto with crowd in the foreground. MS and CU. John Mills and his wife, the playwright Mary Hayley Bell, arriving. MS John Mills arriving and shaking hands with Lady Rothermere. MS Margaret Lockwood arriving and shaking hands with Lady Rothermere. MS Wilcox, Neagle and Michael Wilding drinking cocktails. CU The awards. MS Margaret Lockwood accepting her award. MS. Lockwood and Mills pose with their trophies. MS Lord ESMOND CECIL HARMSWORTH Rothermere on platform introducing the producer, Herbert Wilcox who has won with the film, "The Courtneys of Curzon Street" and who won the previous year with a film called "Piccadilly Incident". (Nat. sound). MS Herbert Wilcox speaking, thanking the Rothermeres and the Daily Mail for having inaugurated and sponsored the National Film Award, and the cinema patrons for having voted for his film. (Nat. sound). MS Harold Wilson, President of the Board of Trade speaking, paying tribute to the British film industry. (Nat. sound). MS Wilcox and Neagle sit down. (Nat. sound). MS Mills and Lockwood leave the platform with their awards. (Nat. sound). MS Anna Neagle and Herbert Wilcox leave the platform with their awards. (Nat. sound).
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