• Short Summary

    American blues singer Sophie Tucker sings "Some of These Days" at Foyles lunch.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Sophie Tucker is Guest of Honour at Foyle's Literary Luncheon at the Dorchester Hotel on July 7th 1948.

    M/S Master of Ceremonies introducing Sophie Tucker. Various shots American blues singer Sophie Tucker speaking. She thanks Christine Foyles, tells how her career started, explains idea behind her book, before singing the song she named her book after "Some of These Days". General shot guests applauding.

    Date on dope sheet is 07/07/1948.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2222.01
    Media URN:
    75645
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:04:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 2006 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Christine Foyles" should read Christina Foyle, (although Ms Tucker does call her "Christine").

    The man sat on the far left of the picture throughout the clip, (the elderly man with white hair), is British journalist and art critic Hannen Swaffer.

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