• Short Summary

    Footage of the variety stars Jack Hulbert and Cicley Courtneidge entertaining soldiers at theatre in London.

  • Description

    Full titles read: "JACK HULBERT AND CICLEY COURTNEIDGE ENTERTAIN THE TROOPS"

    M/S of sign over Cambridge Theatre advertising the current London show "Keep it under your hat" pan down to soldiers marching across Cambridge Circus and going into theatre. Various shots of chorus girls handing out programmes to the audience of soldiers and of the audience awaiting the curtain to rise.

    Various shots of the show in progress with Jack Hulbert and Cicely Courtneidge singing and dancing to the main number from the show "Keep it under your hat", Jack Hulbert and Geoffrey Sumner doing a comedy act, and Cicely Courtneidge doing a song and dance number with the chorus girls. With many cut-ins of the army audience watching.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1029.29
    Media URN:
    20465
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1939
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:53:00 / 01:34:06:00
    Canister:
    39/97

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