• Short Summary

    Housewives' heartthrob Liberace goes shopping for cravats in Carnaby Street.

  • Description

    No title. Liberace shops in Carnaby Street, London.

    C/U pianist and "housewives' heartthrob" Liberace sitting in Rolls Royce on his way to Carnaby Street. C/U Carnaby Street sign. M/S as he leaves the Rolls and walks down Carnaby Street, followed by crowd of admiring women. He looks into window of men's wear boutique, we see him enter the shop.

    C/U of Liberace looking at satin and brocade cravats. He holds a cravat up to his neck. M/S Liberace looking at elaborate brocade jacket. Extreme C/U of Liberace's diamond encrusted watch in shape of grand piano and his ring in shape of a candelabra - narrator explains these are his personal trademarks. The shop assistant helps Liberace into a satin-lined cape.

    M/S as Liberace walks along Carnaby Street. He goes into another shop. M/S Liberace looking at Union Jack sweater with words "Britain is Great" on. C/U as he lifts chamber pot and flicks cigarette ash into it.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    2057.09
    Media URN:
    56660
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    04/04/1968
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:06:00 / 01:10:19:00
    Canister:
    68/28

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