Cuts from newsreel 47/96 - film stars arrive for Royal Command Film Performance.
Unissued / unused footage - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.
Cuts from newsreel 47/96 - Royal Command Performance held at the Odeon, Leicester Square, on 25/11/47.
Glamorous blonde US film star Carole Landis, wearing a white fur jacket arrives with her escort. American film star Loretta Young comes in with escort. American actress Alexis Smith and actor Craig Stevens arrive. Ann Todd and escort plus David Niven. Mervyn Johns and wife. Patricia Roc poses for cameras and greets a couple (not recognised - industry bigwigs?).
Actor Laurence Olivier arrives with his wife, actress Vivien Leigh, followed by Stewart Granger, John Mills and his wife Mary, Lilli Palmer and husband Rex Harrison. Unidentified couple - could be Mr and Mrs Castleton Knight (Gaumont British News). Phyllis Calvert arrives with her husband, actor Peter Murray Hill.
Actress Margaret Lockwood arrives looking glamorous, as always. She poses for photographers. Actress Googie Withers arrives with husband John McCallum. Glamourpuss in fabulous draped satin evening gown and feathered head-dress - looks like American film star Virginia Mayo. Several women in long furs - all look rather frumpy - wives of industry moguls?
Comedian Bob Hope and his wife Delores arrive and pose for cameras. British actress Anne Crawford arrives with actor Jack Warner. Valerie Hobson arrives with escort. British film star Jean Kent arrives with Bonar Colleano. Actor Maxwell Reed (?). Excellent British actor Eric Portman with actress Sally Gray. Edana Romney (?) arrives.