• Short Summary

    Film stars and diplomats arrive for opening night of the Film Festival.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London Film Festival"

    National Film Theatre, London.

    GV Cars arrive outside Cinema for London Film Festival.

    SV The Dutch Ambassador arriving. CU Women in crowd.

    SV Pan shot, Mr Jacob Malik, the Russian Ambassador walking into the Theatre.

    Various shots of guests. SV Japanese film producer, Mrs Kashiko Kawakita entering.

    SV pan shot Margaret Rutherford walking in. CU Sam Wanamaker.

    LV Scaffolding outside the National Film Theatre with placards advertising various foreign films. Shots of Various placards.

    LV Interior shot of Cinema foyer.

    SV Miss Vanda Hudson arriving and posing in the entrance for the photographers. CU Muriel Pavlow. SV Leo Genn entering the foyer. CU Diane Cilento. CU Attenborough and his wife, Sheila Sim in the foyer.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1561.21
    Media URN:
    50126
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/10/1958
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:16:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:08:00 / 01:34:24:00
    Canister:
    58/81

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The Festival ran from 6-14 October 1958.

    "Japanese lady, Mrs Kawakita" is Kashiko Kawakita, Japanese film producer and impresario.

    "Sam Wannamaker" should read Sam Wanamaker.

    "Miss Vanda" is film starlet Vanda Hudson.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Great - thanks yet again jamied.

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