Nice footage of film stars arriving at and taking part in the British Film Festival of 1950.
Titles read: 'FILMWORLD'S ELECTION RIVALS THE OTHER ONE'.
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.