• Short Summary

    Preparations to put on the opera "Peter Grimes" take place at Sadler's Wells Theatre. London.

  • Description

    Peter Grimes is born.

    Preparations for "Peter Grimes" first show to be put on at Sadler's Wells Theatre after the blitz. London.

    M/S model of fishing town, model boat is added. M/S of them with model. M/S of producer Eric Crozier and designer Kenneth Green discussing the scenery for the forthcoming production of "Peter Grimes" by Benjamin Britten. M/S as they walk out with model. M/S as Eric walks round the real set watching the carpenters and stagehands at work. M/S as costumes are brought in for his approval, C/U profile Eric, C/U of his hand examining a hat. Various shots of Benjamin Britten at the piano with Eric, he plays some of the opera. M/S of stage, curtain goes up for the first scene.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1383.24
    Media URN:
    45253
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/09/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:53:00 / 01:56:59:00
    Canister:
    NP 51

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