Director of Moscow Arts Theatre speaks about imminent London tour + actors chatting.
Unissued / unused material.
Moscow Arts Theatre Leave for London.
Various shots Alexander Solodovnikov, director of Moscow Arts Theatre, speaking to camera from behind desk. He speaks about about history and development of the Moscow Arts Theatre, he explains their latest project are Chekov's plays: The Cherry Tree, Uncle Vanya and Three Sisters. The theatre company coming to London on tour for first time since the war (natural sound).
Various shots man and three young women (actors) seated around a table listening to older woman speak (natural sound, but very poor).
Date on dope sheet is 07/05/1958.
NB: according to Pathe's Russian expert the elderly lady is a famous Soviet actress - unfortunately name is unknown!