Material relating to newsreel story "Royal Command Film Performance." - 50/88.
Selected Originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out takes, rushes) for story "Royal Command Film Performance." - 50/88.
The Empire, Leicester Square, London.
Similar to newsreel story. Shots of the crowd waiting outside in the rain smiling. Various shots of the stars arriving. Several more good shots of the stars including Irene Dunne, Mr and Mrs Richard Todd, Janette Scott, Marlene Dietrich, Michael Wilding, Gloria Swanson, Valerie Hobson, Glynis Johns and Dulcie Gray. Shots of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth (later the Queen Mother) greeting stars. Shots of the the Queen and Princess Elizabeth holding large bouquet of flowers. Similar shots to newsreel follow. Nice shots of Mr and Mrs Richard Todd with their two sons.