• Short Summary

    Actors repair bomb damage Embassy Theatre.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Players at Work".

    London.

    Various shots of actors and actresses cleaning and painting the Embassy Theatre which was badly damaged during the Blitz. We see them cleaning up both inside and outside the theatre. The men and women do repairs, put in seats, paint and scrub woodwork and lay carpets. Various shots of woman selling tickets for shows at box office. More shots of cleaning and repairs. Various shots of actresses making costumes from fabric remnants. Various shots of cast rehearsing a play while repair work goes on around them.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1215.05
    Media URN:
    33822
    Group:
    New pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    09/04/1945
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:16:00 / 01:12:47:00
    Canister:
    NP 30

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