Various stars arrive for a film screening including Ronald Reagan, Elizabeth Taylor and Vivien Leigh
Film begins with the following title: "The Newsreel Association of Great Britain & Ireland Ltd. presents Rush News"
Various shots of the great and the good arriving for the Royal Command Film Performance of 1948. C/Us of some of the stars posing for the camera. Neither the cinema nor the film which is the Royal Command Performance feature are named but see note.
Guests include: Billy De Wolfe with Joan Caulfield, Elizabeth Taylor with Robert Taylor, Virginia Mayo with husband Michael O'Shea (?), Patricia Neal with Ronald Reagan, Vivien Leigh and Sir Laurence Olivier, Alan Ladd and Sue Carol, Myrna Loy (with screenwriter / producer husband Gene Markey?), John Mills with his wife, Mary Hayley Bell, Margaret Lockwood (?).
The Queen arrives and shakes hands with various guests present. Voiceover expresses the hope that the King will soon recover from his illness. Phyllis Calvert's daughter Auriol presents a bouquet to Princess Margaret.
Note: "Scott of the Antarctic" was the film selected for the Royal Command Performance in this year. The cinema was probably the Empire, Leicester Square, London.
Alternative spellings for search purposes - Elizabeth Taylor and Liz Taylor.