• Short Summary

    Extracts from a stage show starring Frances Day and Jack Leopold - song and dance routine.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "And now for a topical excerpt from Julian Wylie's Musical Comedy "Out of the Bottle" (with Delroy Somers and his Band) Filmed at the London Hippodrome during an actual performance."

    Intertitle reads: "How does a woman like being loved - and how? Audrey Pointing, Jack Leopold and Frances Day help with their ideas - (Especially Frances!)"

    L/S of a stage set. A woman in an evening gown sits on an armchair with a man kneeling beside her. She is telling him that she doesn't love him. Another woman bursts through the door and yells: "Have you gone crazy?" as she knocks the man to the ground. She begins to extol his virtues but he gets cross and tells her off for spoiling a proposal of marriage. She tells him that she is doing him a favour by "boosting" him. He replies that he doesn't need any boosting.

    She then begins a bizarre routine of turning with her back to the audience and wiggling her bottom. She launches herself at the man and some slapstick business ensues. They end up falling on the sofa together. She flings him around the stage. He says he is finished with blondes forever. He wants a woman he can't see in the dark.

    He wishes there weren't any women. Frances asks "If there weren't any women who would mend your clothes?" He replies that if there weren't any women he wouldn't WEAR any clothes. She screams "My caveman!" and jumps into his arms.

    C/U of the orchestra conductor as Jack begins a song. "I Like Everything But You" (?) They both sing, throw each other around a bit and do a little tap dance.

    "And meet Peggy Taylor, Gary Leon & Company in a whirlwind acrobatic cameo - " L/S of the stage as the troupe of acrobatic dancers throw Peggy around the stage. Pretty impressive stuff. They throw her in the air, swing her backwards and forwards and she lands on her feet every time!

    Ends with a shot of the audience applauding.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe sound pictorials
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:20:00 / 02:03:39:00
    PSP 745

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