Excellent footage on set of film starring Jack Buchanan, David Hutcheson and Anthony Holles being shot.
Elstree Studios (Borehamwood, Hertfordshire).
Motion picture production. Filming "This'll Make You Whistle" (released 1938).
Very good footage of film crew making a movie at Elstree Studios with Jack Buchanan, David Hutcheson and Anthony Holles; Dissolves between shots done in camera?
Shot looking over part of swimming pool at the cameras; etc. on left; actors on right. Great shot looking up at spotlights mounted on high platform; & man from lighting crew standing behind them. Closer shot of cameramen filming 3 actors at table in a garden patio setting; microphone lowered on boom. Shot from raised position of cameraman; lights set up; director sitting & leaning forward w/ elbows on knees; and several men standing around watching; pan to the 3 actors (1 is Jack Buchanan). Buchanan & another actor stand up & exit.
CU Actor talking to other; Anthony Holles as elderly part. MS director signals w/ hand; as cameraman turns the huge camera on tripod. Cut to general view of room; w/ actresses in bathing suits sitting by the pool; some people swimming in pool; many people standing around; the action going on on opposite side.
Then; outdoor shot of cast / crew taking a break - sitting on the grass; relaxing; some distance from house & buildings. Closer shot of large studio buildings - looks like an aeroplane hangar; large sign on side 'British Inter-' (British International Pictures). Looking up at corner of building; clouds moving by in sky. Shot of another building w/ curved sign 'Dutch Oven' on corner of building w/ tiled roof.