• Short Summary

    Material relating to newsreel story "Royal Film Performance" - 62/18.

  • Description

    Selected originals (offcuts, selected scenes, out-takes, rushes) for story "Royal Film Performance" 62/18.

    Various shots of Queen Elizabeth II and Princess Margaret attending film premiere of "West Side Story" at Odeon Cinema, Leicester Square. Various stars are in attendance - see record for newsreel story for further details (film id 1713.05).

    Sel. origs. contain some more shots of stars not seen in newsreel story: actress Claudia Cardinale, good C/Us Sylvia Syms, actor George Chakiris, Richard Attenborough with wife Sheila Sim and small daughter. Plus Yul Brynnerm, Leslie Caron, Horst Buchholz, Cliff Richard, Peter Sellers, Peter Finch, Peter O'Toole, and Lord Snowdon. See comment from jamied for timecodes of appearances [Amendment May 2012]

    These sel. origs. are in colour.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1713.06
    Media URN:
    53214
    Group:
    Selected originals
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:06:57:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:09:26:00 / 01:16:23:00
    Canister:
    62/18 K

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    Seen entering the cinema at 00" is Yul Brynner.

    Entering the door at 00:38 is Leslie Caron.

    Seen wearing the cape at 00:45 is Horst Buchholz.

    Seen at 01:39 is Cliff Richard.

    Yul Brynner seen more clearly at 01:57.

    Peter Sellers is seen very briefly at 02:15.

    At 03:09, Peter Finch arrives.

    At 03:52 we see Peter O'Toole.

    At 04:20, Lord Snowdon is seen shaking hands.

  2. British Pathé says

    Fantastic - thanks for identifying those celebrities for us.

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