Great documentary showing various evening entertainments available to tourists in London.
Direction and Photography: Terry Ashwood. Film Editor: Lionel Hoare. Script: Tom Twigge. Sound Supervisor: W.S. Bland. Recordists: Jim Morris and A. Simon. Commentary: Chappie D'Amato.
Reel 2. C/U Spanish restaurant menu. Waiter and customers. C/U as woman drinks wine.
Caribbean Club menu. "Coloured musicians" play Calypso. Waitress. Old Barron's Band (?) relaxing. The band plays some Harlem style music. Couples jive on the dance floor.
Hungarian wine cellar - waiters and customers. Types of traditional Hungarian food and drink are described. National costume. C/U of gateaux. Wine being opened and poured.
Coconut Grove nightclub. Sid Philips' band play "big band" style music. Couples dance. C/Us of women smoking. Hawaiian music with the Denise Brothers and Jules Ruben (?). Waiters serve food. Jill Allen (?) sings - couples smooch.
Couple walking home at night. C/U their feet on a doorstep. She stands on tiptoe - implication is that they are kissing.
Milk is placed on the doorstep by an unseen milkman.
Note: There are two versions of this film - A & B, to this cataloguer they seem to be the same. Two prints exist. Not sure of some of the name spellings in this record - to check.