• Short Summary

    Princess Margaret attends premiere of film "Look Back in Anger".

  • Description

    Title reads: "Princess at Film Premiere".

    Empire Cinema, Leicester Square, London.

    L/S of cinema advertising film "Look Back in Anger", crowds wait outside for stars to arrive for film's premiere. C/U film star Carole Lesley arriving with John Kennedy (Tommy Steele's manager). Film star Eva Bartok arriving. Crowds. C/U television personality Jackie Rae with his film star wife Janette Scott. M/S Sir Philip Warter (Chairman of Associated British Pictures) with his wife and daughter.

    Interior shot: looking down at celebrity guests in foyer. C/U film stars Vivian Leigh and Michael Redgrave. C/U film star Trevor Howard entering. Managing Director of Associated British Pictures, C.J. Latta arrives with his wife and granddaughters. C/U film star Terry Thomas entering with actress Penny Morrell, he is smoking cigarette in holder. C/U film star Richard Todd with his wife.

    Exterior: Princess Margaret steps from her car and is greeted by Charles Goldsmith, Managing Director of MGM. Interior of foyer: guests awaiting royal entrance. Princess Margaret is introduced to Mr. Latta. L/S guests lining foyer. Princess Margaret then receives bouquets from Mr. Latta's granddaughters (Peg Boyd-Gibbins and Pam Boyd-Gibbons).

    Note: for longer version see record for film id 1583.24.

    Note: press release about the premiere on file.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1583.20
    Media URN:
    50880
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    01/06/1959
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:08:00 / 01:47:40:00
    Canister:
    59/44

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Premiere took place on 28 May 1959.

    Richard Todd's wife's name is Catherine.

    Terry Thomas arrives with actress Penny Morrell (future wife of George Cole).

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