• Short Summary

    British film and TV stars appear for the crowds at Variety Club Fair in Battersea Park.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Gala All Stars - Technicolor".

    Battersea Park, London.

    GV Battersea Fun Fair from the big wheel. SV The Baker twins sitting on a seat on the big wheel. SV Mass crowd. GV The water chute car coming down into the water with Harry Corbett and Yvonne Marsh in the front seats and Terence Edmonds and Gloria Best in the rear seats. SV Pan Stanley Baker and Liz Fraser step onto a roundabout. GV Crowds queuing up to buy autographs signed by various stars. CU Pan down Harry H Corbett signing autographs pan to others signing. GV Crowds round autograph stand. CU Bruce Forsyth. CU Cilla Black. CU Terry Downes. SV Dennis Shaw walking towards camera (Fat man). CU Jessie Matthews. CU Janet Leigh. CU Janet Munro and Ian Hendry. Janet rubbing her chin on Ian's whiskers. SV Ian Hendry, Janet Munro and Ron Fraser. GV Jon Pertwee and Charles Hawtrey. CU Pertwee eating cream cake. He looks round at Charles Hawtrey with disgust. SV Charles Hawtrey. GV Crowds round the swimming pool. SV Millie of Lollipop fame.

    GV Mass of bathing beauties for the Variety Club "Miss Variety Club of Great Britain". CU Camera on girls. CU One of the girls. GV Crowds round the swimming pool. SV Terence Alexander and Margaret Bristow judging the contest. LV Girls lined up with Joanna Ford from Balham nearest camera. SV ditto. Pan to Joanna Ford. CU Shaw Taylor taking pictures with cine camera. SV Harry Corbett presenting sash to the winner Joanna Ford aged 21 from Balham. GV Mass of press photographers. CU The winner. Miss Joanna Ford.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1759.03
    Media URN:
    54433
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/05/1964
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:14:00 / 01:16:23:00
    Canister:
    64/40

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    "The Baker Twins" are Susan and Jennifer Baker.

    "Harry Corbett" should read Harry H Corbett (Harry Corbett was a completely different person, famous for being the first operator of the "Sooty" puppet).

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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  3. jamied says

    The event took place on 9 May 1964.

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