• Short Summary

    A look at one of the world's smallest stages in the Gate Theatre, London.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Gate Theatre.

    London

    Various exterior shots of the Gate Theatre. Various shots of its interior with one of the smallest stages in the world. Various shots as scenes are painted on the spot. A man operates the lighting and mechanics backstage. Various shots of actors, including Hermione Hannan (?), putting their make-up on. The audience file into the theatre and some climb the stairs to the balcony. Various shots as the actors perform the play "The Jersey Lily" (about Lily Langtree?)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1290.14
    Media URN:
    42936
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:38:00 / 01:21:37:00
    Canister:
    NSP 218

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