• Short Summary

    Royal Navy holds party for British Film Industry big wigs and stars on HMS Victorious.

  • Description

    Title reads: "R.N. Party for Film Leaders".

    Portsmouth, Hampshire.

    L/S aircraft carrier HMS Victorious in harbour, in background is HMS Victory. C/U Earl Mountbatten coming aboard warship, he is greeted on deck by Vice Admiral Evans. C/U sailors blowing whistles. Various C/Us film stars and industry leaders coming aboard and shaking hands with the Admiral: Sir Philip Warter, Mr. C. J. Latta, Kenneth More, Jack Hawkins and Mr. D.J. Goodlatte.

    Top shot of looking into hangar in ship's hold where cocktail party is in progress. C/U Herbert Wilcox shaking hands with First Lord Earl of Selkirk, Earl Mountbatten and First Sea Lord Sir Charles Lambe. C/U Earl Mountbatten. C/U actor Kenneth More shaking hands with Mountbatten and Sir Charles. G/V cocktail party. C/U actor Sir Alec Guinness talking with other guests. C/U Herbert Wilcox and Spyros P. Skouras. M/S actors / film stars Jack Hawkins, Kenneth More and Stanley Baker with Mountbatten and other Naval Chiefs. Kenneth More shows them some photographs.

    G/V party on airlift rising from hangar to deck level. C/U Sir Philip Warter with actor Richard Todd. M/S American film chief Jack Warner. C/U RN Film Corporation General Manager, Captain Pizey. Various shots Royal Marines marching band on flight deck.

    Note: special long cut version for Royal Navy in 59/76 (film id 1597.02).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1593.26
    Media URN:
    51264
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/09/1959
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:24:00 / 01:49:55:00
    Canister:
    59/75

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