• Short Summary

    Nice footage of film stars arriving at and taking part in the British Film Festival of 1950.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'FILMWORLD'S ELECTION RIVALS THE OTHER ONE'.

    London.

    Exterior of Odeon Cinema in Leicester Square, showing sign - 'British Film Festival 1950'; pan to people going inside.

    C/U of hands putting ballot papers into box. Pan of film stars and other personalities assembling in foyer. C/U of film star actress Peggy Cummins. Shots of actors Leo Genn, Patrick Holt and Sonia Holm. C/U of hands holding programme.

    L/S of actor Richard Attenborough walking onto stage to start re-enacting a scene from his film 'The Guinea Pig' with Cecil Trouncer (who played the headmaster). Natural sound as the pair act out the scene, supposedly in the headmaster's study.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3421.30
    Media URN:
    52543
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/09/1950
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:57:41:00 / 01:58:59:00
    Canister:
    50/12

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