• Short Summary

    David Niven, Diana Decker sings, Muir Mathieson conducts and Terence Morgan interviewed.

  • Description

    Film Fanfare no 7 - part 2 of 2.

    A woman visits Elstree Studios, Hertfordshire for a behind the scenes tour. She visits the wardrobe department and watches blonde starlet Shane Cordell trying on glamorous dress. Film star David Niven is seen on set of the film "Silken Affair". The woman watches cast and crew in action from a seat next to the director Roy Kellino. The commentary is by the woman herself. She then watches Shane having her hair done.

    Presenter Peter Noble speaks to camera, introducing an American singer Diana Decker.

    Various shots of Diana Decker performing song called "Willie" with a big band in studio. Lyrics are about a girl asking what Willie can do for her, including line "Willie, can you give a girl a thrill?" !!

    Noble speaks to camera, introducing next act.

    Various shots Muir Mathieson conducting orchestra playing Sir Arthur Bliss's music for "Welcome The Queen" documentary (very grand with choral backing.)

    Noble speaking to camera.

    Actor Terence Morgan is interviewed by MacDonald Hobley about his career and future. He talks of his part in film "It's a Wonderful World" with George Cole. Interview is very staged and stilted, takes place on studio set.

    NB: see separate record for part 1 (on PM2813 part 2 has been transferred before part 1).

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:57:00 / 01:31:18:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment