• Short Summary

    American comedians Olsen and Johnson arrive to London's Casino Theatre.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "HELLZAPOPPIN HITS LONDON".

    Casino Theatre, London.

    Long shot of the bar, men and women drinking. Close up shot, back view, of Ole Olsen pulling Johnson's tie. Jimmy Nervo of the Crazy Gang, speaking at the counter about the American stars (natural sound). Men changing hats in a melee with the Crazy Gang. Close up shot of changing hats. Bar, people drinking End sound sequence, Teddy Knox of the Crazy Gang speaking. Close up shot - putting hat on. Hat was full of beer so he showers himself.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1422.17
    Media URN:
    46339
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/02/1948
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:10:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:18:00 / 01:17:28:00
    Canister:
    48/16

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Johnson" is Chic Johnson.

    Also seen in this clip, (currently undocumented), at 00:40 is comedian Arthur Askey. He's the man with the glasses in centre picture.

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  2. ruthd7274 says

    At 00:13; it's Teddy Knox speaking and Charlie Naughton and Jimmy Gold (of the Crazy Gang) can also be seen at the bar.

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