• Short Summary

    Beautiful memorial service for comic star Tommy Handley at St. Paul's Cathedral.

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    Full title reads: "St. Paul's Service Honours Tommy Handley".


    Angle shot of dome of St. Paul's Cathedral. LV People arriving and walking up steps. CU Woman's feet walking with stick. SV People up steps. SV Old woman up steps with crutches. SV Girl in wheelchair being carried up steps. SV Diana Morrison arriving. SV Pan Chelsea Pensioner arriving. SV Dr Edith Summerskill arriving. Angle shot Jack Train at top of steps. Angle shot dome of St. Paul's. LV From top of steps policeman in line. Crowd in background. LV Crowds assembling in front of steps. Loudspeaker in f.g. CU. Loudspeaker * (Start of Bishop of London's Dr William Wand, Address). GV Top view massed crowds listening to Address. CU Old man. CU Old woman. CU Postman. CU Man with badge, 'GWR' (Great Western Railway). CU Old woman. CU Man with beard. CU Small boy holding mother's hand pan up to mother crying.

    Int. room with woman ironing and listening to radio. SV Back view woman standing at ironing board looking at picture of Tommy Handley on radio. CU Photo of Handley on radio. Pan shot old woman in home listening to radio. CU Old woman. SV Group round bar in pub listening to radio. SV Woman behind bar listening to radio.* (End of Bishop's speech).

    Angle shot of St. Pauls. SV Top view massed crowds and personalities assembling on steps after service. SV Man with Dorothy Summers (Mrs Mopp). CU Dorothy Summers. SV Group on steps, woman with small girl. CU Girl - one of ITMA gang. SV Personalities. CU Ronald Frankau wearing bowler. Angle shot Ted Kavanagh. GV Top view massed crowds on steps. (In his speech Dr William Wand paid tribute to Tommy Handley in glowing terms).

    N.B. ITMA - stands for It's That Man Again.

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:58:04:00 / 02:00:12:00

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  1. Unknown user says

    Diana Morrison played "Miss Hodgkiss" in Tommy Handley's ITMA.

    "Dr Wand" is William Wand.

    "Mrs Mop" should read Mrs Mopp.

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