M/Ss of man turning on light switches at the London Palladium. M/Ss of people waiting with anticipation backstage for the performance of entertainer Danny Kaye. More shots of man pulling large levers for the lights. M/S of Danny Kaye in his dressing room applying make-up to his face in front of mirror. M/S of Kaye sharing a joke with the comedian Arthur Askey. M/S of Kaye signing autograph books. He puts his tie on. C/U of band leader Woolf Phillips. Kaye exits dressing room. Kaye hurriedly shakes hands with people before going on stage. L/S of band playing. People watch backstage. L/S of Danny Kaye on stage clicking his fingers and tapping feet in front of band.